Ramkot, Nepal

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Ramkot
रामकोट
Village development committee
Paddy field in Ramkot below a hill
Paddy field in Ramkot below a hill
Ramkot is located in Nepal
Ramkot
Ramkot
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°43′N 85°15′E / 27.717°N 85.250°E / 27.717; 85.250Coordinates: 27°43′N 85°15′E / 27.717°N 85.250°E / 27.717; 85.250
Country    Nepal
Zone Bagmati Zone
District Kathmandu District
Population (1991)
 • Total 5,327
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Ramkot is a village in Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 5327 and had 972 households in it.[1] Ramkot is almost isolated area of Kathmandu when it comes to publicity. Ramkot was named to signify that Lord Ram was here during his exile.According to legends,Lord Ram left his coat here. Sitapaila, an attached VDC is named to show Lordess Sita, wife of Lord Ram was here too. Presently,there is one temple of goddess Sita which contains her footprints.[citation needed]

Location and Area[edit]

Ramkot is a place situated at Nagarjun municipality.Druk Amitabh mountain with biggest Buddha stupa all over Nepal is one of its center of attraction. It is election centre 9 of Kathmandu.

Dandapauwa[edit]

Dandapauwa डाँडापौवा (27°43′N 85°16′E / 27.717°N 85.267°E / 27.717; 85.267) is a ward of Ramkot, Nepal. It borders Taufical, Fasku, Puldol, JayantiGaun and Gotamthok. The Manamati and Kolpini rivers flow through Dandapauwa.

School and colleges[edit]

Gajurmukhee Secondary Boarding School and Shree Sitaram Higher Secondary School are the only schools in this area. Gajurmukhee earned 100% distinction in 2067BS /2012 AD in SLC examination.

Sitaram is a government high school.[citation needed] Another government owned primary school is Jyothi Primery school is on toufical.

Demographics[edit]

Dandapauwa is inhabited by Newar (Shrestha and Manandhar), Sanyasi (Giri and Puri) and some Brahmin (Khanal & Poudel). Chhetrie and Muslims make up the rest.

Economy[edit]

One grain factory, one chow-mien factory, one bitumen factory, and medical pharma operate there. The tobacco factory was closed in 2013[when?] due to extreme pollution emission.

Small-scale industry and companies are there. The finances are Kotasya Bhairab and Shyameshwor, named after local temples. Rupesh Computers, Inc., is there[2][3] later known as Rupesh Inc.[4]

Temples[edit]

Mahankal, Shyameshwor and Radha - Krishna Mandir are famous temples there. Shyameshwor is notable for Shivaratri and Radha Krishna Mandir is famous for Shree Krishna Janma Asthami.[citation needed]

Jothishwor Mahadev mandir is located on the heart of Toufical.

Infrastructures[edit]

It has many high school i.e. Sitaram Higher Secondary School, Sishu nikunja higher secondary school The Schools in this area are Gajurmukhee Secondary Boarding School and Ratna Rajya School. Wonders academy is only pre-primary school and Jyoti Academy is only lower secondary school of this area. It has one playground . Part of Padma Colony, sitapaila lies on it. Brihat housing is one popular colony in Fasku. Temples in this area are Mahankal,Radha-Krishna Mandir and Shyameshwor Mandir. Dandapauwa has one Bitumen factory, one chow mein factory and one grain factory. It also has one Party palace i.e. Ramkot Party Palace.

Politics[edit]

Recently held national election of 2070 BS i.e. Nepalese Constituent Assembly election, 2013 has favoured Nepali Congress as victor. Dhyan Govinda Ranjit of Nepali Congress was elected as a Member of Nepalese Constituent Assembly/Member of Parliament from this area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 2014-01-13. 
  2. ^ "Innovation Cup". Rupesh-inc.tk. Retrieved 2014-02-21. 
  3. ^ "Rupesh Inc". Rupeshinc.wix.com. Retrieved 2014-01-17. 
  4. ^ Poudel, Rupesh (2013-12-27). "Rupesh Inc". Rupesh-inc.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2014-02-21.