Vyas Municipality

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Vyas Municipality
व्यास नगरपालिका
Municipality
Madi River at Damauli
Madi River at Damauli
Motto(s): विविधतायुक्त एकताको समुन्नत गाउँशहर, उज्यालो, हराभरा, समृद्ध हाम्रो व्यास नगर[citation needed]
Vyas Municipality is located in Nepal
Vyas Municipality
Vyas Municipality
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°58′35″N 84°16′05″E / 27.97639°N 84.26806°E / 27.97639; 84.26806Coordinates: 27°58′35″N 84°16′05″E / 27.97639°N 84.26806°E / 27.97639; 84.26806
Country    Nepal
Provinces of Nepal Gandaki Pradesh
District Tanahun District
Government
 • Mayor Baikuntha Neupane (NC)
 • Deputy Mayor Mira Joshi (NC)
Area
 • Total 86 km2 (33 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 70,335
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Languages
Time zone UTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal code 33900[1]
Website http://vyasmun.gov.np/

Vyas (Byas), is a municipality of Tanahun District located in Gandaki Pradesh in Nepal. It was previously known as Karlung Village development committee but later on was merged to form a Municipality.[citation needed] The municipality was established by merging the former Village development committee Damauli (previoulsy district headquarter of Tanahun) with several of its neighbors,[when?] the most recent merger being the one with Pokhari Bhanjyang in 2014. It lies on the bank of Madi Khola. Damauli, the district headquarter of Tanahun District is a small village that is part of Vyas Municipality. It is one of the municipalities, which could be formed after re-establishment of multiparty democracy in 1991 A.D.[2]At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 70,335 people living in 18,339 individual households.[3] It is believed that Sage Vyasadeva was born in this place, for which the municipality was named after him.[4]

Ward Profile[edit]

There are 14 wards in Vyas Municipality. Different VDC and Previous Vyas Municipality has been now merged and formed as Vyas Municipality, Tanahun, Province No. 4, Nepal from 2073/11/27 B.S.(10 March 2017 A.D.).

Vyas Municipality Ward Profile
Present Ward Former Municipality/VDC Former Ward Ward Chairman
1 Vyas 1 Karsing Darai
2Vyas2Kashiram Shrestha
3Vyas10Prem Kumar Shrestha
4Vyas11Bishwo Neupane
5Vyas6,7,8Mohan Kumar Shrestha
6Shyamgha V.D.CSurya Bhakta Bhandari
7 Kyamin V.D.C, Satish Chandra Neupane
8 Vyas Ojha Raj Paudel
9 Vyas Suresh Thapa
10 Vyas Tulsi Ram Sapkota
11 Vyas Nir Bahadur Khadka
12 Vyas Totra Bahadur Kunwar
13 Vyas Lekh Bahadur Rana
14 Vyas Kajiman Shrestha

Media[edit]

To Promote local culture Vyas has four FM radio station. That are Radio Bhanubhakta - 104.2 MHz , Damauli F.M - 94.2 MHz, Smart F.M - 89.4 MHz and Madi Seti FM 105.8 MHz Which fall under Community radio Station.[citation needed]

Transportation[edit]

Vyas lies on Prithvi Rajmarg, a highway from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Postal Code of Tanahun D.P.O." General Post Office. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Brief Introduction | Vyas Municipality". vyasmun.gov.np. Retrieved 2018-07-27.
  3. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Damauli". Holy Dham. Retrieved 1 June 2018.

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