Panchthar Chapter

Panchthar Chapter

Situated on the eastern part of the country, Panchthar is a beautiful hill district at laying near Ilam. Panchathar has its district headquarters at Phidim, a small but beautiful hill town. The district is bordered by West Bengal and Sikkim in the east, Dhankuta and Tehrathum in the west, Taplejung in the north and Ilam in the south. The district covers 1241 sq. km. The 2011 census counted 191817 population. The place offers majestic views of the snowwhite as well as lush green mountains and is rich in terms of culture and natural resources.

Panchthar district accommodates Rai, Tamang, Magar, Sunuwar, Bhote Sherpa, Newar, Abadhi, Tharu, Maithali and Bhojpuri communities and these are the predominant language practiced here.

The major agriculture products of Panchthar are mainly Cardamom, Ginger, Broom, Tea.

The ginger production data is given below :

Area (Hectare "H")

Production (Metric Ton"MT")

Yield (MT/H)






Panchthar District committee :-

President:                     Moti Adhikari

Vice-President:           Buddhi Man Jabegu

Secretary:                     Ganesh Pokhrel

Joint Secretary:           Sekhar Nath Ghimire

Member:                       Balananda Adhikari

                                        Paras Adhikari

                                        Narayan Koirala

                                        Bir Bahadur Kerung

                                        Bhawani Dulal

                                        Faud Singh Thegim

                                        Ashesh Younghang

                                        Ram Kumari Chaulagai

                                        Umesh Koirala

                                        Krishna Ojha

                                        Birendra Kafle

                                        Jay Bahadur Nembang

                                        Narendra Adhikari

                                        Chudamani Kafle

                                        Visma Poudel

                                        Binod Timsina

                                        Des Bikram Rai