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Ward no. 24 of Janakpur of sub metropolitan city
Basahiya is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°42′N 85°55′E / 26.70°N 85.91°E / 26.70; 85.91Coordinates: 26°42′N 85°55′E / 26.70°N 85.91°E / 26.70; 85.91
Country    Nepal
Zone Janakpur Zone
District Dhanusha Dhanusa District
Population (1991)
 • Total 4,487
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

History Of Basahiya : The Name Basahiya is taken from the hindu marriage customs of Basgari which is related with the marriage of lord sita's basgari.There is a belief among locals that a sadhu made this village who had placed their 'kutti' at auspicious BALTHARA POND.The relative of the sadhu's still present in this village.They worship their ancestor every year in BALTHARA POND.A Murti which was of Baal Bhagwan (Child Krishna) worshiped by sadhu was was taken away by government because it is made of precious metals.

Basahiya is 24 ward Janakpur sub metropolitan city in Dhanusha of Janakpur Zone of south-eastern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4,487 and had 736 houses. In 2072 Basahiya has four government schools with three as primary and another as higher secondary. Majority of the people are hindus and some are muslims. Maithili language is their mother tongue. Moderate climate exists in this area and lands are suitable for agriculture. There is one health post and one Animal Hospital in Basahiya. [1]


  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 

Sonapara is a part of Basahiya and Basahiya is 24 number ward of Janakpur town.

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