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Lele is a village development committee in Lalitpur District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. It is one of the famous historical place with the ruling of the medieval Lichchhavi dynasty kings as mentioned in various historical books which can also be verified by the stone pillars found in Lele. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6928 living in 1245 individual households but the population has increased greatly since then.
Lele is 16 km (1.50 hours) bus ride from Lagankhel, Patan (main city of Lalitpur). While traveling by bike it takes about 30 minutes from Lagankhel. Lele is a small valley inside Kathmandu Valley. The beautiful landscape of Lele has a river across it which is the main source for irrigation for the farmland. Lele hosts the Lele PIA Memorial Park which was constructed for the memory of the people who lost their lives on the Pakistan International Airlines's plane crash at Bhatte Danda. The tomb of the dead passengers is constructed inside PIA park.
Temples and Gumbas
- Sukra Bhagwan Mandir, Lapse
- Devi than mandir, Lapse
- Saraswati Kunda
- Tika Bhirab
- Tileshwor Mahadev
- Ganga Jamuna
- Jay Kumari, Bal Kumari
- Phulchoki Mandir (Located near Manakamana which is exactly located at Lele 3, Kavre)
- Pashupati Mandir
Schools and colleges
- Saraswoti Higher Secondary School(10+2)
- Ganga Jamuna English Secondary School
- Amar Kanti School
- Maneshwori Prathamik Vidyalaya
- Deurali Prathamik Vidyalaya
- Ananda Ban Hospital
- Lele Health Post
- Jana chhetana Gaun Ghar Clinic, Lapse
Lele is a gateway to southern villages of Lalitpur including Bhardeu, Nallu, Chaughare and Gotikhel.
Industry and agriculture
There are dairies, mines, brick factory, bakery, etc.
Agriculture is the main occupation of people residing in Lele village. In the past people used to do agriculture by traditional methods. But nowadays organic methods are being used. Tomato production is increasing. Potato, rice, wheat, barley, onion, garlic, spinach, cauliflower, cabbage, pumpkin, lettuce, ginger, bitter gourd, etc. are also grown here. Mushroom farming is the most popular. It is done by using modern methods, techniques and tools.
- "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 2008-09-15.