Order of the Star of Nepal

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Order of the Star of Nepal
Nepal Taradisha
Most Refulgent Order of the Star of Nepal.PNG
Ribbon of the Order of the Star of Nepal
Awarded by King of Nepal
Country    Nepal
Type Five class Order
Awarded for Outstanding merit both civilian and military.
Statistics
Established 19 November 1918
First awarded 1918
Last awarded 2000
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of the Footprint of Nepal
Next (lower) Order of Om Ram Patta
Related Medal of the Order of the Star of Nepal (Nepal Tara Padak)

The Most Refulgent Order of the Star of Nepal (Nepal Taradisha) is an award of Nepal.

History[edit]

It was instituted by King Tribhubhan Bir Bikram Shah Dev on 19 November 1918. Attached to the order is a medal (Nepal-Tara-Padak) instituted by King Tribhuvan in 1936.[1]

Grades[edit]

The order consists of the Sovereign, Grand Master and ordinary members. For the ordinary members there are five grades and an associated medal (Nepal Tara Padak)[2] The order is presented for outstanding civil or military merit.:[1]

  • Member First Class (Supradipta-Manyabara-Nepal-Tara)
  • Member Second Class (Pradipta-Manyabara-Nepal-Tara)
  • Member Third Class (Manyabara-Nepal-Tara)
  • Member Fourth Class (Manya-Nepal-Tara)
  • Member Fifth Class (Nepal-Tara)
  • Medal (Nepal-Tara-Padak)

Notable recipients[edit]

General Sir Claude Auchinleck receives the Most Refulgent Order of the Star of Nepal, First Class, from the King of Nepal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Robertson, Megan C. (6 April 2004). "Nepal: The Most Refulgent Order of the Star of Nepal". Medals of the World. Retrieved 2011-07-15. 
  2. ^ Buyers, Christopher. "Nepal Orders and Decorations". Royal Ark. Retrieved 2011-07-15.