Wednesday, 20 January, 2021

Known as origin of Bhandari of Dhananjya Gotra, Jhuleni gains popularity among domestic tourists for natural beauty (with photos)


By Salim Miya, Pyuthan, Nov. 23: Jhuleni area of Majhkot, Pyuthan Municipality-6, has lately become the center of attraction for domestic tourists.

The inflow tourists in the Jhuleni area has shot up along with the gradual development of trekking route and physical infrastructure in the area.

Located at the midst of the dense forest and up at the peak, Jhuleni Summit offers a fascinating view of the snowcapped mountain ranges in addition to the Naubahini Rural Municipality region, including the Pyuthan Valley.

The number of people visiting Jhuleni during public holidays or to spend the leisure time has increased because one can experience a beautiful sight and enchanting view of nearly a dozen of mountains including, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manslu, right in front of the eyes.

Nowadays, tourists are visiting Jhuleni Danda on daily basis, said a local, Dhaneshwor Bhandari, and added, those who visit this area feel this is the heaven on earth.

He added that there is a need to develop the Jhuleni and its nearby areas.

Similarly, as per the senior citizen at the locality, the Bhandaris of Dhananjaya Gotra (descent) of the whole country originated from here.

One can reach to Jhuleni on vehicle through Khapreng Khola -Khaligaun of Dharmabati via Arugaira of Pyuthan Municipality.

Madhav Raj Bhandari, Chairman of the Jhuleni Conservation Committee, said that infrastructure has been constructed in Jhuleni at a cost of Rs 7.2 million.

Bhandari said, "Jhuleni is a new tourist destination. I am surprised to see many people coming to visit this place and many asking me about the way to reach Jhuleni".

He added that he is happy to see increasing flock of tourists on the area.

According to him, additional physical infrastructure is being constructed here with the assistance of Division Forest Office Pyuthan with Rs 400,000, Naubahini Rural Municipality with Rs 500,000, Pyuthan Municipality with Rs 700,000 and Industry, Forest and Tourism Ministry with Rs 2 million.

Arjun Kumar Kakshapati, Mayor of Pyuthan Municipality, said that Jhuleni has been included in the tourism master plan of the city.

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