INTRODUCTION & HISTORY
The Greater Janakpur Area Development Council Act, 2055 (1998) Date of Authentication and Publication 2055.3.29 (13 July 1998) Amendment1.
Republic Strengthening and Some Nepal LawsAmendment Act, 2066 (2010) 1 066.10.7 (21 Jan. 2010)Act Number 5 of the Year 2055 (1998)An Act Made to Provide for the Establishment and Provision of the Greater Janakpur Area Development CouncilPreamble
: Whereas, it is expedient to establish and make provision of the Greater Janakpur Area Development Council in order to safeguard, maintainand develop the shrines, temples, lakes (sarobar) and sites of religious, historical and archaeological importance
within the Janakpur area and itsintermediary (Panchakoshi) circuit areas, and to develop the Greater Janakpur Area as a well-planned pilgrimage and religious site by developinginfrastructures for the social, economic and cultural development of the Greater
Janakpur Area;Now, therefore, be it enacted by Parliament in the Twenty Seventh year of the reign of His Majesty King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev.
Nepal’s historic city Janakpur set to celebrate Vivah Panchami
In Nepal, the historic city of Janakpur is set to celebrate Vivah Panchami, the wedding of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita. The entire city including famous Janaki temple has been beautifully decorated with colorful lights..