Hanumannagar, Saptari

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Hanumannagar
हनुमाननगर
Village development committee
Country    Nepal
Zone Sagarmatha Zone
District Saptari District
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,275
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)
Postal code 56401
Area code(s) 031

Hanumannagar is a village development committee in Saptari District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. It is named after the Hanuman Temple situated here with the rare idol of Lord Hanuman in Black Stone as a Child. It was the former headquarter of Saptari District before the flood of Koshi stuck it badly. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 6275 people living in 957 individual households. The VDC consists of Health Post which have been set up by the Government and the facility of Electricity is provided to maximum of the household. It to also the trade center for neighboring 15 villages with the mix source if Income including Business and Agriculture. The VDC consists of two banks (Rastriya Banijay Bank) and (Agricultural Development Bank). The education institution here have been providing Secendory level of education since 1951 A.D. through government school along with three other private schools which are yet to deliver their best. In concern of security the place has a well established police station and it is among those police stations which Maoist were not able to bomb during insurgency. It had a three level security of Nepal Police, Armes Police Force, and Royal Nepal Army serving the people and securing them during insurgency. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 22 November 2008. 

Coordinates: 26°30′N 86°51′E / 26.500°N 86.850°E / 26.500; 86.850