In the past child marriage along with polygamy was widely accepted and preferred.
This attitude has changed especially with the instituting of governmental laws which state that girls have to be 18 before marriage is permissible.
Kechana Kalan, the lowest point of the country with an altitude of 60 m, lies in Jhapa district of the eastern Terai.
The southern lowland Terai continues to the Bhabar belt covered with the Char Kose Jhadi forests known for rich wildlife.
Wedding customs in Nepal vary according to ethnic groups and castes.
Traditionally Nepalese marriages are arranged, a deal between two sets of parent.
Führer postulated that the pillar was placed at the site by Ashoka (emperor of the Maurya Empire) circa 245 BCE.
Eight of the 14 eight-thousanders of the world lie in Nepal: Sagarmatha or Mount Everest (8,848 m), Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Makalu (8,463 m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Manaslu (8,163 m) and Annapurna (8,091 m).Nepalese wedding customs are very elaborate and the wedding may take up to 3 days.Many marriage customs in Nepal are strongly based upon Buddhist and Hindu traditions.Morever, the city is also famous as a city of gods.Bhaktapur has a cluster of temples, pagodas, monuments, courtyard, squares.