- National Parks
The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve first came about in 1976, when it became apparent that there was a great need to protect the beautiful but rare water buffalo, resident of the waters along the eastern border of Bangladesh. Later in 1987 it was declared a Ramsar site.
Mahendranagar is named after King Mahendra Bir Bikram Saha of Nepal with the main area of the town named King Mahendra Square. The town or city is situated about five kilometers to the east of the Indian border and is regarded as a ‘border town’.