Hardiya, Sagarmatha

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Village development committee
Hardiya is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°46′N 86°32′E / 26.76°N 86.54°E / 26.76; 86.54Coordinates: 26°46′N 86°32′E / 26.76°N 86.54°E / 26.76; 86.54
Country    Nepal
Zone Sagarmatha Zone
District Saptari District
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,286
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Hardiya is a village development committee in Saptari District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 5,286 people living in 1,139 individual households.

Hardiya, according to Nepal's statistics falls in Ward Number 6 and has people of different casts including mukhiya, saha, yadav, chaudhari etc.


  1. Mukhiya (Malah)
  2. Chaudhari (Tharu)
  3. Sah (Teli)
  4. Yadav (Guwar)
  5. Chamar (RAM)
  6. Mandal (Khatbe)

Languages spoken[edit]

Most of the people in Hardiya speaks Maithili. However, there are other languages that are well practices among people including Hindi, Nepali, English and Bhojpuri.


People follow most of the festivals celebrated in Nepal. Some of the important festivals are Dashan, Tihar, Chhat, Shivaratri, etc.

Cultural heritages[edit]

Hardiya preserves some of the important heritages of Nepal. Most of these heritages are protected by local communities. Some of the important one are listed below:

  1. kamlasthan
  2. rajajisthan
  3. dinabhadristhan

People from Hardiya[edit]

Name Email/Website Profession Education
D.N. Mukhiya www.dnmukhiya.com.np English Textbook Writer/ Trainer Masters in Education [TU]
Suresh Kumar Mukhiya www.skmukhiya.com.np Web Application Developer Masters in Information System [NTNU]


  1. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011(Village Development Committee/Municipality)" (PDF). Government of Nepal. National Planning Commission. November 2012.