Sunrise seen from Shree Antu, Ilam
|• Mayor||Ran Bahadur Rai|
|• Deputy Mayor||Durga Bhattarai|
|Elevation||1,565 m (5,135 ft)|
|Time zone||NPT (UTC+5:45)|
The 2012 population was 17,240.
The major industry in this municipality is Tea industry. Besides this, most of the people are based on the agriculture and animal husbandry. The milk production is also very popular in this area including other villages of Ilam. This municipality has a comparatively good quality of life than other areas of Ilam. The status of local facilities like roads, drinking water, schools and other utilities is also better. Ilam itself is a very beautiful place with many touristic attractions. There are thousands of internal and foreigners visiting and admiring its beauty every year. Suryodaya Municipality hosts many attractive places like Kanyam tea garden, Fikkal bazzar, Karfook etc. These places are spectacular for the people who love the nature.
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