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Madi, Chitwan

Madi, Chitwan

Crossing River in Madi Madi (माडी नगरपालिका) is a municipality in Chitwan District of Nepal. With the population about 50,000, it is the fifth municipality in the district. Basantapur was the major town of the former Baghauda Village Development Committee (बघौंडा गा.वि.स.) that was incorporated into Madi Municipality. It is adjacent to Chitwan National Park. This municipality was formed by cabinet dated 2071-01-28 (BS).

There were four village development committees before- Ayodhyapuri (अयोध्यापुरी), Kalyanpur (कल्याणपुर), Gardi (गर्दी) and Baghauda (बघौडा). Madi is a beautiful valley surrounded by jungles. In north by Chitwan National Park and in south bordered with India. Coordinates: 27.42°N 84.37°EIt is famous for several ancient religious sites. Pandavas were here in their 12 years exile. There is a village named after them, Pandava Nagar in western Madi. This is also the sacred place for Hindus as the Saga Valmiki lived here thousands years ago.

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