Ward No. 30

Mention of Ward No. 30 instantly brings to mind the fabled bazaar of Asan. That and many other historical sites and religious structures like courtyards, temples and stupas point to the cultural glory of Ward No. 30. Its ancient grandeur aside, there are modern institutional edifices like the Bir Hospital, Rastriya Naachghar, Bahadur Bhawan, SAARC Secretariat and Karmachari Sanchaya Kosh which project the ward's alternate contemporary image. Ward No. 30 has as its neighbors Ward Nos. 1 and 31 in the east, Ward No. 27 in the west, Ward No. 29 in the north and Ward No. 24 in the south. It has an area of 25.4 hectares, and its population in 2001 was 9,896. Myriad nursing homes, in addition to the nationally renowned Bir Hospital, serve the ward with health care. Educational institutions of varied standards and categories stand as centers of learning. The ward is well served with respect to financial institutions also.

The ward's main pilgrimage sites are the Annapurna temple of Asan and the Mahabouddha stupa of Mahabouddha. The major festivals celebrated here are Annapurna Jatra, Janabaha-dya Jatra, Dya Lwakegu Jatra and Yogambar Jatra.

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