17th January, 2023 Geography
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- A Tharu tribe-dominated village along the Indo-Nepal border will be developed as a tourist destination under the Uttar Pradesh government's "One District, One Eco Tourism Spot" scheme.
About Tharu Tribe:
- The Tharu people are an ethnic group indigenous to the Terai in southern Nepal and northern India.
- They speak Tharu languages. They are recognized as an official nationality by the Government of Nepal.
- In the Indian Terai, they live foremost in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The Government of India recognizes the Tharu people as a scheduled tribe.