Hanumannagar, Saptari

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Hanumannagar Yoginimai Municipality
Village development committee
Country   Nepal
ZoneSagarmatha Zone
DistrictSaptari District
 • Mayor:Sailesh Kumar Sah
 • Represented in Parliament By:Nawal Kishore Sah (Rambabu)
Population (2011)
 • Total6,275
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (Nepal Time)
Postal code56401
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 Secondary 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]

Hanumannagar now comes under Hanumannagar Yoginimai Municipality. This former headquarter of Saptari District is still one of the most developed cities of this area. There are many business firms and many business person working in this place.

Shailesh Kumar Sah is the mayor elected in recent election held in 2017. He is a prominent business man and a young leader. The village has a majority of farmers which are under the poverty line but the VDC(Village Development Council ) has been working constantly through various programs to increase the agricultural productivity.

Some famous person from this village are:

  1. Ram Niwas Kabra (Chairman of Kabra Group)
  2. Nawal Kishore Sah (Social Development Minister)
  3. Pdt. Shri Ramanath Jha (Hindu Spiritual Intellectual)


  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