Twenty-one-year-old Prakash Sardar of Baijnathpur Nahartol, Biratnagar Metropolitan City- 19 has been identified as the shortest person in the country. He is 31 inches tall and weighs 13 kg.
Family members of Prakash made this claim based on the results derived from a Google search. They said that when searching on the Google search engine regarding the height of shortest persons in Nepal, Prakash was found to be the shortest.
The mayor of Biratnagar Metropolitan City, Bhim Parajuli met Sardar at his house on Tuesday and said that the metropolis would provide monthly allowance of Rs 3,000 to Prakash and persons of his ilk, from its internal sources.
On Monday alone, 19-year-old Malati Rishidev of Sundar Haraincha municipality in Morang district was claimed to be probably the shortest person in the country. Rishidev is 32 inches tall and weighs 14 kg.