Natural hot water springs found in 14 locations in Myagdi

Published On: April 26, 2017 02:49 PM NPT By: Republica

BENI, April 26: Natural hot water springs have been found in 14 locations in Myagdi. 

Temperature of water emerging from beneath the earth's surface in 14 places in the district including the Beni Municipality is up to 50- 58 degree Celsius. 

Five sources of natural hot water have been detected on the bank of Myagdi River based in Beni Municipality-13, according Birendraman Shakya, Chair of Singa Hot Water Pond management committee. 

Hot water ponds are known as natural healing spots and it is believed that various sorts of diseases like arthritis, gastritis and skin disease will be cured by taking a bath in such water springs. Over 20 thousand visitors arrive here every year to take a bath in hot water spots.

But, the proper management of natural resources of hot water is the need of the hour, he stressed. 

Likewise, others nine hot water springs have been found at Bagar of Mudi, Bhalebasne Pond in Darbagn, Bhurung Tatopani, Histan and on the bank of Kaligandaki River in Dana. 
CPN (UML) Myagdi's Secretariat member Raj Kumar Thapa underlined the need of initiation from the political level as well for better management of natural sources of hot water and for their publicity so as to attract tourists to visit them. RSS 

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