Okhaldhunga District is one of 14 districts of Kirat of eastern Nepal. The district, with Okhaldhunga as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,074.5 km² and had a population of 156,702 in 2001 and 147,984 in 2011. Okhaldjunga is the place where Democratic leader Bal Bahadur Rai was born, he was known as the founder of prajaparisha party Nepal. Siddhicharan Shrestha is known as the'Yug Kawi' of Nepal; the district contains the following VDCs from 2017: Andheri Narayansthan, Balakhu, Baruneshwor, Bhadaure, Bigutar, Chyanam, Fediguth, Gamnangtar, Jantarkhani, Kalikadevi, Katunje, Khiji Chandeshwori, Kuibhir, Madhavpur, Manebhanjyang, Mulkharka, Okhaldhunga, Patle, Pokhare, Ragadip, Raniban, Rawadolu, Salleri, Shreechaur, Sisneri, Tarkerabari, Thoksela, Ubu, Yasam Siddhicharan Municipality Khijee Tholedamba Tourists are attracted towards the beauty of Khiji Okhaldhunga. Zones of Nepal "Districts of Nepal". Statoids
Baitadi District, historical name “Bairath”, a part of Province No. 7, is one of the seventy-Seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Dasharathchand as its headquarters, covers an area of 1,519 km2 and has a population of 250,898 according to the census; the Baitadi district entails two municipality. Baitadi falls into the farthest western regional district of Nepal touching Jhulaghat, Nepal's neighboring country, to its border. Baitadi was once a part of the Great Katyuri's Kingdom. After the fall of that Kingdom, around the 10th century, Khas King Ashok Challa of Sapadalaksh seized most of that part of the Katyuri's Kingdom, including Baitadi. There were three major centres of Khas King i.e. Bairath Kamadesh and Kedarbhumi to rule in a Central Himalaya. According to the historical folk-tales in Baitadi it was one of the Chand Kings who fought with the Khas king and established a sovereign state for the Chand dynasty in Baitadi; these tales resembled a historical story of the establishment of Kumaun Kingdom.
One of the view of the historians of Uttarakhand, a state in India, Nepal's neighboring country, suggest that it was Thohar Chand, responsible for establishing the Chand dynasty in Kali-Kumaun. He changed his name to Abhai Chand after he became a King. Badri Dutt Pandey written history of Kumaun book has quoted the following story about the history of Kumaun."Kanaknidhi Tiwari, Son of Jay Dev Tiwari and Pandit Harivallabh Pandey, as told to Mr. Hamilton at Farrukhabad in 1818 A. D, that Thohar Chand, on arriving from Jhusi, served in the palace of some Magar or Jar King of Nepal. Jaya Dev was with him; that state was under the Karvirpur Kingdom. Thohar Chand and Jay Dev, with the help of some people of the plain, destroyed that kingdom and established the Champawati and Kurmanchal Kingdoms, which became famous as Kumaoun, he didn't tell the date but only told that it was about 350 years before."Gyan Chand was the first ruler of the Chand Dynasty of Champawat, part of the third generation from Thohar Chand or Abhai Chand.
Gyan Chand's grandfather, Trilok Chand, his father, Kalyan Chand,were rulers of Baitadi, according to the folk tales. The Name of the Kings who ruled in Baitadi were: According to the 2011 census, Baitadi district has a population of 250,898, with an absentee population of 21,038 equal to that of the nation of Vanuatu. Baitadi district has a sex ratio of 87:95; the district consists of ten municipalities, out of which four are urban municipalities and three are rural municipalities. These are as follows: Dasharathchand Municipality Patan Municipality Melauli Municipality Purchaudi Municipality Sunarya Rural Municipality Sigas Rural Municipality Shivanath Rural Municipality Pancheshwor Rural Municipality Dogdakedar Rural Municipality Dilasaini Rural Municipality Prior to the restructuring of the district, Baitadi District consisted of the following municipalities and Village development committees: Cricket is a popular sport in Baitadi, Baitadi has won many regional competitions; the users of sky phone,namaste,ncell,smart are in Baitadi.
The majority of the people are interested in internet. Facebook & Twitter are the best known social networks in Baitadi. Saugaat FM 103.6 MHz, Samsher, FM 106.6 MHz and Ninglashaini FM 94.0 MHz are the radio stations of the Baitadi District. Radio Pura Sanchar 97.0 MHz is in the Baitadi District. Corn and wheat are the main crops of this region, but millet and rice are grown for home use. Commercial farming is not popular in this region; some fruits are grown and exported to the nearby headquarters Bhimdatta and Dhangadhi—particularly Mandarins, Oranges and sometimes Emblica. The latter is found both domesticated and growing wild in the forests. Sapindus or Soapnut is grown and used for washing clothes as well as bodies. Sapindus is exported to nearby towns. Gaura Parva is the main festival of Baitadi. Besides this there are many festivals like Bishpati, where the brothers and sisters-in-law have a funny fight using water and stinging nettle. Narhari, where they give food to the crow, is a different festival from Kag Tihar.
The people cook different varieties of foods like sel, batuk n boiled foods like tarul, shakarganj. A special song is sung during the marriage ceremony, called Sagun. Dashain and Tihar are equally celebrated here as they are in the rest of Nepal. At the time of dashain they celebrate jaat at their temples at night, they worship god till the midnight. Females are engaged their but males are engaged on playing Panche-Baja for making god happy and dancing on their different local tunes. Deuda songs are popular in Baitadi. Many location wise jat and mela are done such as dehmandu ki jat, khollekh ko khel, purchudi ko khel, gokulya ki mela etc. Many male buffaloes are sacrificed during dashain to the god in the belief that god will look after them. Goats are sacrificed if it is believed that the god is causing trouble for them. During menstruation women are kept separate and made untouchable in some parts of the Baitadi District; this custom is decreasing due to education. The caste system is still practiced.
Some castes are still considered untouchables, again due to the lack of education. Water is used to purify if touched by a so-called lower-caste person, cow piss (ga
Gaunpalika or gaupalika is the newly formed lower administrative division in Nepal. The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development dissolved the existing village development committees and announced the establishment of this new local body. There are 460 rural municipalities; the main purpose of a gaunpalika is similar to that of a village development committee. Besides this, this division has the authority to collect various taxes like entertainment tax, business tax and residential tax at the local level; the Village Development Committee was dissolved on 10 March 2017. Panchayat was dissolved and turned into VDC by the Constitution of Nepal 1990. According to the English translation of the Constitution of Nepal, the term "gaunpalika" has been used as "village body". However, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development explained that the term "rural municipality" was coined after opinions from experts and diverse sources; the chief is the head of a rural municipality. A total of 744 chiefs were selected by the government in 10 March 2017.
The rural municipalities will have an annual budget of at least Rs 10 million. Village development committees of Nepal topics
Sankhuwasabha District is one of 14 districts of Province No. 1 of eastern Nepal. The district's area is 3,480 km² with a population of 159,203 in 2001 and 158,742 in 2011; the administrative center is Khandbari. Bordering districts are Bhojpur and Dhankuta in Koshi Zone. Tingri County of Shigatse Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China borders to the north; the Arun River enters from Tibet at an elevation of about 3,500 meters and flows south across the district, forming one of the world's deepest valleys relative to 8,481 meter Makalu to the west and 8,586 meter Kangchenjunga to the east. Arun Valley Tumlingtar Airport "Districts of Nepal". Statoids. "Sankhuwasabha District". Sankhuwasabha.com. Retrieved 4 January 2013
Province No. 1
Province No. 1 is one of the seven provinces established by the new constitution of Nepal, adopted on 20 September 2015. As per a CDC report, Province No. 1 has 28 parliamentary seats and 56 provincial seats under the first-past-the-post voting system. As per a 17 January 2018 cabinet meeting, the city of Biratnagar has been declared the interim capital of Province No. 1. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north, the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal to the east, Province No. 3 and Province No. 2 to the west, Bihar of India to the south. According to the 2011 census, there are around 4.5 million people in the province, with a population density of 175.6 per square kilometer. The Kiratas were the aborigines of the north-eastern Himalayas. According to Baburam Acharya, they ruled over it, they were short and had robust bodies, broad cheeks, flat noses, thin whiskers, dark eyes. They were well trained in the art of warfare, were skillful archers, they were the ancestors of the present day Kiratas.
Yalamber the king of the Kiratas defeated Bhuvan Singh, the last king of the Ahir dynasty and established Kirat rule in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. He extended his kingdom as far as the Trishuli River in the west. Kirata's Kingdom was divided into many principalities and chiefs ruled in eastern Nepal. Limbuwan, Morang Kingdom belonged to them. King of Gorkha unified all the kirati kingdoms or Principalities in Nepal from 1771 to 1789. Before establishment of new constitution on 20 September 2015, the area of Province No. 1 was one of the five Development Regions of Nepal, named Eastern Development Region. It had 16 districts, 14 existing districts of Province No. 1 and 2 districts Siraha and Saptari of Province No. 2. The Eastern Development Region was divided into 3 zones; the zones were: Kosi Zone and Sagarmatha Zone. Mechi included 4 districts, Kosi included Sagarmatha included 6 districts; the total area of The region was 28,456 km². Province No. 1 covers an area of 25,905 km2. The Province has three-fold geographical division: Himalayan in the north, Hilly in the middle and Terai in the southern part of Nepal, varying between an altitude of 60 m and 8,848 m.
Terai, extended from east to west, is made up of alluvial soil. To the west of Koshi River, in between Mahabharat Range and Churia Range, there elongates a valley called Inner Terai. Churai Range, Mahabharat Range and other hills of various height, basins and valleys form the hilly region; some parts of this region are favorable for agriculture but some other parts are not. Himalayan region, in the north, consists of many mountains ranges. Mahalangur, Umvek, Lumba Sumba and Janak being some of them; the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest. Nepal's lowest point, Kechana Kawal at 58 m, is located in Jhapa district of this Province. There are gentle slopes as well. Chure, many basins and valleys form the Terai region. Between the Churia and Mahabharat a low land of inner Terai exists; the Koshi river flows through the region with its seven tributaries. Tundra vegetables, coniferous forest, deciduous monsoon forests and sub-tropical evergreen woods are vegetations found here. Sub-tropical, sub-temperate, alpine and tundra types of climates are found here.
Province No. 1 includes the snow fall capped peaks including Mt. Everest, Makalu with Solukhumbu and Taplejung districts towards the north, the jungle clad hill tracts of Okhaldhunga, Bhojpur, Tehrathum and Panchthar in the middle and the alluvial fertile plains of Udayapur, Sunsari and Jhapa. Province 1 includes places like Haleshi Mahadev Temple, Pathivara Temple and Barahachhetra, which are the famous religious shrines for Hindus. Climatic conditions of Nepal vary from one place to another in accordance with their geographical features. Province no. 1 has three geographical folds: The low-land of Terai, the hilly region and the highlands of the Himalayas. The low land altitude is 59 m. Whereas the highest point is 8848 m. In the north summers are cool and winters severe, while in the south summers are tropical and winters are mild. Climatically, the southern belt of Province, the Terai, experiences warm and humid climate. Eastern Nepal receives 2,500 millimeters of rain annually. Province no. 1 has five seasons: spring, monsoon and winter.
Northern part of Province No. 1 has the highest mountain of the world and there are many peaks that are higher. Here is a list of mountains in Province No. 1. There are many rivers in the region which flow towards south from the Himalayas which are tributaries of other large rivers which joins Ganga River. Sapt Koshi or the Koshi is the main river of the region. Seven tributaries join the Koshi; the major rivers in the province are: Mechi River Kankai River Koshi River Below given names are tributaries: Tamor Arun River Sun Koshi Dudh Koshi Likhu Khola Bhote Koshi Indrawati River Sagarmatha National Park – 1,148 km2 Makalu Barun National Park – 1,500 km2 Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve – 175 km2 Kanchenjunga Conservation Area – 2,035 km2 Gokyo Lake Complex – 7,770 ha Kosi
Nepalgunj spelled Nepalganj, is a Sub-Metropolitan City in Banke District, Nepal. It lies on the Terai plains near the southern border with Bahraich district in India. Nepalgunj is 16 km south of Kohalpur. Former Village Development Committee: Udayapur, Piprahawa, Paraspur, Khaskarkado, Bashudevpur and Puraina were added to territory in order to make it Sub metropolitan city on 2071 Paush 28 and Puraini was added in list on 2072 Paush 21. Further, while restructuring of local levels nationwide, ward no. 23 was taken out to Janaki Rural Municipality and ward no. 7 of Hirminiya VDC was added to Nepalgunj. The Dhamboji neighborhood is the center of main business hub; the 24 km long Surkhet Road runs through the middle of the city. The 2011 census counted 73,779 inhabitants, with 20% growth since 2001. Nepali is spoken natively by Paharis as well as by people of other ethnicities as the national language and lingua franca; the mother tongue for the native inhabitants is still Awadhi, understood and spoken by the entire population of the district.
Nepalgunj has a diverse culture with people from different faiths living within mixed communities. Hinduism and Islam are two major religions in the city, with Hindus comprising the larger percentage of the population; the city has followers of other religions like Buddhism and Christianity. People of different ethnicity are known to have traditionally lived together, without any significant conflicts. However, recent conflict occurred in December 2006 between the Pahari people and the Madhesi people, following after the 2006 democracy movement in Nepal; the conflict resulted in the death of at least one person. Nepalgunj Airport is located 6 km north of the city centre; the airport was named Mahendra Airport after the late King Mahendra, but it is referred to as Ranjha Airport. It operated flights to Kathmandu and to airports in less developed western districts such as Dolpa, Jumla and Rukum. Nepalgunj has mini-bus services; the country's longest highway, Mahendra Highway, runs through the town of Kohalpur, 10 kilometers from Nepalgunj city center.
An Indian Railways line reaches Rupaidiha across the border. It involves train changes at Gonda and Nanpara. For travellers coming in from India it is possible to take an express train to Lucknow and from there a direct bus to Rupaidiha. Indian and Nepalese nationals may cross the border without restrictions. Nepalgunj has government-run schools. Mahendra Multiple Campus is the largest public higher-level institution in the district, is affiliated to Tribhuvan University; the following is a list of higher-level academic institutions in the city. ABC Residential Higher Secondary School Angels High School Adarsh Higher Secondary School Brightland Higher Secondary School Bheri Vidhya Mandir British English Boarding School City College of Management City Public High School College of Engineering and Management Dream Land Secondary School GVN Higher Secondary School Golden ABC High School Holy Land Higher Secondary School Jaya Bageshwori H. S. School Junior Cambridge Higher Secondary School Jaycees Bal Sansar E.
M. School Lotus English Medium School Mahendra Model Higher Secondary School Mahendra Multiple Campus Maithawa higher secondary school Modern Public Higher Secondary School Muntara Secondary School Shree Sharada Lower secondary school nepalgunj-10, Banke Nepalgunj Medical College Nepalgunj Multiple Campus Nepalgunj Technical College National Engineering College Pashupati Higher Secondary School Shree Buddha English Medium School Shree Shaileshwori Vidhya Niketan St. Thomas Higher Secondary School United Educational Academy West Zone E. M. Higher Secondary School Bheri English Medium High School Sun Beam Higher Secondary School Shanti Bidhya Niketan Dhumbojhi Higher Secondary School Gorkha School Nepalgunj Model Academy A post office is located at Charbahini Chok Telephone networks including telephone exchange systems. Mobile phone networks. Cable television physical networks including receiving stations and cable distribution networks. Internet Services Nepalgunj has a sub-tropical climate.
Temperatures sometimes exceed 40°C from April to June. During the rainy season—arriving in June and lasting into September—it is less hot but sometimes humid. Winter is pleasant while the sun is out, it sometimes is overcast. The highest temperature recorded in Nepalgunj was 45.0 °C on 16 June 1995, while the lowest temperature recorded was −0.3 °C on 9 January 2013. With the boost in the tourism industry after the change in political scenario of Nepal in the 1950s, the hotel and restaurant industries in Nepalgunj have experienced significant growth; the Sneha Hotel features in the atmospheric travel memoir A Glimpse of Eternal Snows by Jane Wilson-Howarth. Bageshwori Temple Banke National Park Manpur Mainapokhar is half an hour drive to travel Badhiya Lake Bardia National Park is an hour's drive west Karnali River is 90 minutes drive west Tharu villages in Deukhuri Valley to the west along the east-west highway Surkhet, an Inner Terai Valley north of Nepalgunj. Cricket and association football are the two most popular sports in Nepalgunj.
Most of the city's big sports tournaments are held in the city's football gymnasium. As of September 2011, an international cricket stadium is un
Salyan or Salyan Khalanga is the headquarters of Salyan District in the mid-west'hills' of Nepal. It is located at 28°22'31N 82°9'42E at 1530 metres elevation. Rapti Highway from Tulsipur follows the Sarda River 3 km. east of the town at 1,000 meters elevation. As of 2010 it was being extended north to Musikot, Rukum District A spur road from this highway climbs up to Salyan Khalanga and the town has bus connections to Tulsipur and Mahendra Highway