6 Jan, Damak- A life-size statue of ancient King Yalamber has been set up at Damak – 10, Jhapa.
The locals of the Yalamber Chowk fundraised Rs 900,000 to build the concrete life-size statue of the first Kirat King.
Yalamber Statue Development Consumer Committee Chairman, Manilal Rai, said the late King’s statue will be inaugurated on January 14 coinciding with the 5077th Yale Sambat (Calendar Year).
A 5.7 feet tall life-size statue of King Yalamber will be set up at the location, which was named Yalamber Chowk in 2047 BS.
The Damak Municipality has chipped in with a donation of Rs 450,000 while the locals and donors have invested Rs 456,763.