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HRH Princess Helen Rajya Lakshmi Devi

BORN : 21 SEP 1932, Kathmandu,Nepal
DIED : 5 DEC 2007

FATHER : General Shri Nara Shumsher Jung Bahadru Rana [DEC 1906 - 24 APR 2006]

PARTNER : HRH Prince Basundhara Bir Bikram Shah [25 NOV 1921 - 31 AUG 1977]
Union: 17 JUN 1945, Narayanhity Royal Palace,Kathmandu,Nepal

  1. HRH Princess Jayanti Rajya Lakshmi Devi [ - 1 JUN 2001]
  2. HRH Princess Ketaki Rajya Lakshmi Devi
  3. HRH Princess Jyotsana Rajya Lakshmi Devi
  4. HRH Princess Jyoti Rajya Lakshmi Devi

She was a promoter of women's rights and tourism in Nepal, "my hobbies are travelling and social work. Travelling helps me to have a better understanding of people and learning of their ethos." She owned hotels and travel agencies. She was presid ent of the Red Cross in Nepal. In recognition of her social work, she had been awarded various decorations in Nepal and Japan, including the Omram Patta on 23rd October 2001. She has been honored by the Women's Entrepreneurial Association of Nepa l for the promotion of tourism in Nepal. She was given the "Woman Entrepreneur of the Year" award for 2001 by the Women's Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lan of the SAARC Women's Entrepreneur Council in Sri Lanka. SAARC is the South Asia n Association for Regional Cooperation, established in 1985 to promote cooperation in the development of its member states: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India.


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