Gorkha A Historical Destination

April 3, 2018 09:48 am

Nestled in the lap of Himalayas, Nepal’s Gorkha district extends to Tibet on the north. You can reach the district headquarters within five hours by bus from Kathmandu, although it takes days to reach the remote northern parts. The headquarters, Gorkha bazaar, is 24 kilometers away from Abu Khaireni along Kathmandu-Pokhara highway. Your real journey to the place begins when you get off the bus and start enjoying the richness of the surroundings.

TEHRATHUM, Feb 26: ‘Meyanglung memorial’, a statue of a cat that bears the historical identity of Myanglung, the district headquarters of the district, has been inaugurated amid a special functionn.

KHOTANG, Feb 19: Tuwachung Jayajum Danda, a renowned historical tourist site in Khotang is under high risk of landslides due to negligence in constructing road at the base of the mountain on which it is situated.

Pote, exclusively considered traditional ‘shauvagya chinna’ among Hindu women, was never a part of mainstream Hindu fashion, rather an adaptation of ancient Iranian jewelry. Ras Joshi, a cultural expert at Tribhuwan University, says that these beads were brought over by Muslim settlers from Iran during the Malla regime to Indra Chowk which still shelters the country’s oldest pote bazaar.

POKHARA, April 19: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has said that the upcoming local level elections were an historical opportunity for all political parties.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The government's decision to move the National Archives away from the premises of Singh Durbar has raised  serious concern over the fate of 50,000 historical documents that have been preserved there since 1967.

PARBAT, Oct 12: Khaulakot, the historic court in Khaula Lakuri VDC in Parbat district, awaits conservation.

BAJURA, Sept 6: Enough food, safe shelter and dignified life as any other free individual in the society- this was a dream for Rangi BK of Bajura district since he was a kid. Eight years ago, this one of the many bonded haliyas was freed.