Birganj


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Birganj

(bēr`gänch), town (1991 pop. 69,005), S Nepal, near the Indian border. It is a market town for agricultural products and has rail connections to Indian cities and Katmandu. Manufactures include refined sugar and cigarettes. There is also a fish-breeding and distribution center, built with U.S. aid.
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Provisions of necessary commodities from India comprising medicines however pursues from different entry points other than Raxaul in Bihar that links to Birganj in Nepal.
Relief was also being sent through the dry port in Birganj in Nepal.
Talking to reporters in Birganj in the Terai plains near the Indo-Nepalese border, Nepal said, "We are really concerned about this racket and if anyone uses our land to supply fake currency into India, we will take proper action.
In this context, the cover of the book also shows the Indian-looking Tarai town of Birganj rather than the stereotypical exotic picture of some Hindu or Buddhist temple against a Himalayan background.
Yet, from 1964 onwards, these "normal mobile camps" were converted into permanent training centres, located in Kathmandu, Palpa, Pokhara, Dharan, and Birganj (see Joshi 2003: 91ff).
On Friday, King Gyanendra proposed building a railway line from Birganj, a commercial center in southern Nepal, to Tatopani near the border with the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, the official said.
They say one has to spend as little as ` 35 to reach Birganj in Nepal from Raxaul in Bihar, a distance of four km, by cycle- rickshaw.
The two revealed that they had been given the money by a person called Zubaid in the town of Birganj, Nepal just across the border to supply to somebody in Raxaul.