|Vyas Municipality (Damauli)
Madi River at Damauli
|• Total||55,000 estimated|
|Time zone||Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)|
Damauli, today Byas Municipality, is the headquarter of Tanahun District in the Gandaki Zone of Western Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 18,099 people residing in 3604 individual households. Today the estimated population is above 50,000. Different castes like Magar, Darai, Brahmin, Chhetris, Dura, Gurung live here. Rajamama Kusunda, the only surviving Kusunda who speaks Kusunda language lives in Vyas Municipality.It's one of the well planned towns in Nepal.The beautiful town is growing fast to be one of the major cities in the country. Majority of the population are engaged in some kind of business. It is easily recognizable because it is located on the confluence of two major rivers the Madi and the Seti. Many tourists come here for rafting in the Madi river The Manung hill is another important geographical landmark overlooking the Town.Similarly,it is a birth place of lord ved vyas who is considered as an initiative of teaching in the world
History of Damauli
Damauli is one of the fastest growing city of Nepal. It is the birthplace of Famous Ved Vyasa who wrote Mahabharata. Bhanubhakta Acharya (Nepali: भानुभक्त आचार्य) (1814 – 1868) is a Nepalese poet who was also born at Tanahun District who translated the great epic Ramayana from Sanskrit to Nepali language.
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