What is Biratnagar known for?

unique fast

you can get lot more. For groceries there is a supermarket near (ex-) Mahendra chowk. Eat *'''Unique Fast Food''' Restaurant on the main commercial avenue (not the one that comes from the airport) has a clean and funny interior, and decent food. *

business industry

;. *"Operation Ganesh out, place hijack plan in". Education Biratnagar is the centre of education in the eastern Development Region of Nepal. People in Biratnagar are more inclined to education followed by business, industry and politics although Biratnagar was politically very active in the past. The teaching medium of education is English in all the private schools, colleges and universities whereas

people fast

of wheat) with great respect to Surya (the sun). Some people fast from two days prior of pooja and break their fast by drinking water after the ritual is over. Chhath is considered to be very pure and the pooja is performed with infinite respect to surya, the Sun. Eid-ul-fitr and EId-ul-adha are the festivals celebrated by muslim community of biratnagar. Christmas is celebrated by a small population of christian minority . Politics Biratnagar, being the home and a political turf

service opening

Nehru . History The airline was established in July 1958 as Royal Nepal Airlines Corporation with one Douglas DC-3. At the beginning, its services were limited to Simara, Pokhara, Biratnagar and Indian cities such as Patna, Calcutta and Delhi. In 1961 Pilatus Porter STOL aircraft joined the fleet and in 1963 12-seater Chinese Fong Shou-2 Harvester (AN-2)'s were brought into service, opening up the Kingdom's more remote routes. Brief History of Nepal Airlines retrieved 28 August 2010 In 1966 a turboprop Fokker F27 was added to the airline's fleet. In 1970 RNAC acquired its first Hawker Siddley HS-748 (HS-748) followed by Twin Otter's in 1971 and Boeing 727's in 1972. Two Boeing 757s gradually replaced the airline's Boeing 727s in 1987. *25 January 1970 - RNA Fokker F27-200 (Fokker F27) (9N-AAR) after a flight from Kathmandu, was caught in severe thunderstorms with turbulence and down draughts on final approach to Delhi (Palam Airport (Indira Gandhi International Airport)). The pilot couldn't control the aircraft and crashed short of the runway. Of the five crew and 18 passengers only one crew member was killed. *10 June 1973 - RNA De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter on a flight from Biratnagar to Kathmandu, was taken over by three hijackers of Nepali Congress party who demanded money and escaped after landing in Bihar, India. None of the three crew and 18 passengers were injured. *15 October 1973 - RNA De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter) (9N-ABG) was damaged beyond repair at Lukla Airport. the three crew and three passengers were unhurt. Wikipedia:Biratnagar

sweet made

the Rath Yatra (the Cart Journey). Chhath (Devanagari: छठ, छठी, छठ पर्व, छठ पुजा, डाला छठ, डाला पुजा, सुर्य षष्ठी)important Hindu festival and only Vedic Festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya (ancient Vedic Goddess Usha)is also celebrated in Biratnagar. 5 The Chhath Puja is performed in order to thank Surya(the sun) for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. On the pooja day they collect fruits and prepare thekwa(sweet made

special national

Biratnagar, Nepal - - align right 4. Biratnagar align right 129.388 align right 166.674 align right 168.331 Morang (Morang District) - '''March 13, 1947 :''' Launched a massive countrywide anti-Rana demonstration. Started labour movement and strike in Jute Mill in Biratnagar which was led by Late Girija Prasad Koirala, the ex-Prime Minister and the ex-Party President. '''May 23, 1957 :''' Special National Convention held at Biratnagar, Bishweshwar

quality food

for nationals on Domestic Airlines. By bus it may take 10–13 hours of time for about NRs-700-900($9–14). There are two ways in travelling in bus one is in day and other in night. In comparison to day, night buses are safe to travel because at night there are no strikes or road blockades. While travelling by bus we can witness the beauty of various scenes that one misses by aeroplanes. Its good to take food of your own because the hotels on the way serve bad quality food. Only the crew members of bus gets proper food. Get around Rickshaws are a good option within the city, or walking. Expect to pay about 2 rupees per minute, depending on how many people you are or if you have a lot of cargo. There are no official taxi service, but taxis are easily available at airport, near Mahendra chowk, and from major hotels.There are tempoo's(auto ricksaws) around the city that is cheap means of transport than all other transportation option. Bus isn't used that frequently for transportation. See * Wikipedia:Biratnagar

beautiful location

. Makalu and Kanchenjunga can be started from the small towns of Basantapur or Tumlingtar. The beautiful tea gardens of Ilam are just 4 hours' drive away. Another place of interest is the hilly district of Dhankuta with its orange orchards. Another beautiful location near Biratnagar is Dharan (Dharan, Nepal) (50 km from north of Biratnagar)which is 1.5 hours' journey by bus. The place is famous for Dantakali temple, Pindeshwar temple, Budha Subbha temple and Panch Kanya

main commercial

* Wikipedia:Biratnagar

close friendship

Matriculation from Biratnagar Adarsh Vidyalaya(school), Biratnagar, Nepal while staying with Koirala Family. After Passing out IA from Kashi Hindu Vishvavidyalay (university) in 1942 he took part in the Indian Freedom Struggle. Later he participated in the Nepali revolutionary movement in 1950 which resulted in the establishment of democracy in Nepal. He ushered in 'Anchalik-katha' (Regional Story) of Hindi writing. He had a very close friendship with Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayana


'''Biratnagar''' ( ) is a Sub-Metropolitan City (List of cities in Nepal) located in south-east Nepal, the country's first largest city with total area of 58.48 km 2 and population of 261,125 according to National Population Census 2011. It is connected to indian transportation like railway roadways etc. Biratnagar is the hometown of many influential leaders in Nepalese politics including the Koirala family and others. The city and its suburbs are Nepal's industrial powerhouse. It is located on the Gangetic plains and the land is very fertile. Hence, Biratnagar has traditionally been an agricultural hub and many of its industries are based on agriculture. It also touches the border with India and is a major centre for cross-border trade and commerce. Biratnagar is a good hub for tourism purpose nearby. It is an agricultural place because it lies in Terai region which is also called the granary of Nepal.

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