Nargho

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Nargho
नर्घो
Rajgardh Nargho
Village Development Committee (VDC)
Motto: unity is the best policy
Country    Nepal
Zone Sagarmatha Zone
District Saptari District
Government
 • Social worker Musharu yadav
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,900
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Nargho is a village development committee in Saptari District in the Sagarmatha Zone of southeastern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4640 people living in 960 households. Different caste people like jha, yadav, mandal, sha, ram, karn, paswan, sharma, dom, shada etc., used to live in village. It consists of four subvillages (Puwaritol, Pachhwaritol, Anderi, and Katti). It has three small bazaars but it does not have good road facility.[1] Most of the people are farmers and they grow paddy, wheat, pulses, vegetables, etc. Some of the people used to depend on animal husbandry and fishery to survive.

Education[edit]

There are four governmental school in VDC.

  1. Shree janta higher secondary school.
  2. Shree janta primary school (in Puwaritol).
  3. Shree rastriya prathmic vidhalay (in Katti)

Economy[edit]

Mainly peoples of Nargho village depend upon the agriculture and agricultural products sold in the nearest town Rajbiraj about 17 km (11 mi) from that village. There are three small chowk (place where goods are sold) within the village.These chowk are :

  1. Jhauhura chowk
  2. Purnaa chowk
  3. Puchhbari chowk

These chowk are small bazaars and people can sell goods (especially vegetables, fruit, pulses, Fish, meat , earthenware, clothes etc.) two days of per week every chowk.

Ancient history[edit]

Actually at ancient time Nargho is called Rajgardh Nargho. It means 'place of King' (royal place) because of the Baise Rajya king who ruled at that time. There are numbers of historical ancient ponds like Ratna Sagar, Jhauhura Sagar, Gonahi Pond etc. which were worshiped by the indigenous people of Nargho from ancient times to the present day because of their myths. Every new year 1st and 2nd of Baisakh (April - May ) indigenous people bring water from Jhauhura Sagar for drinking and cooking purposes but only some drops of water are used for purification of body and soul.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 26°30′00″N 86°41′00″E / 26.5000°N 86.6833°E / 26.5000; 86.6833