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Village development committee
Matsari is located in Nepal
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 26°50′N 85°20′E / 26.83°N 85.33°E / 26.83; 85.33Coordinates: 26°50′N 85°20′E / 26.83°N 85.33°E / 26.83; 85.33
Country    Nepal
Zone Narayani Zone
District Rautahat District
Population (1991)
 • Total 3,157
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Matsari (मत्सरी) is a village development committee in Rautahat District in the Narayani Zone of south-eastern Nepal. It is one of the highly famous village of Maithil Brahmins (e.g. Jha, Mishra) in Nepal. The village takes its name from "MATSA" which means "Fish". At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 3157 people living in 564 individual households. The literacy of this village is higher than any of the others in the country. The village is situated at the bank of Bagmati river. It lies around 8km(~5 miles) north of the district headquarters Gaur. Most of the people of the village are employed in the "Government Service" of Nepal."Durga-puja" of "Dashara" is very famous here, many people from various villages show up to observe the festival. Bhojpuri/Bajika/Maithili are the languages spoken in the village. [1]


  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 28 November 2008. 

It is only the village in Nepal which consists of not only the large number of government employees but also almost all the sector including banking, NGO/INGO, medical doctors,Engineers, professors,scientist and some of the best Sanskritacharya who are well known in the country there in the village.The village also holds a historical background in democratic Nepal.It is the village from where the first deputy speaker Late Shri Gulab Narayan Jha(Chunchun Babu)in B.P.Koirala lead govt belongs from.