Order of Tri Shakti Patta

The Most Illustrious Order of Tri Shakti Patta (Order of the Three Divine Powers) is an order of knighthood of the former Kingdom of Nepal. Conferred on members of the Royal Family or Nepali citizens who make outstanding contributions to the nation, and to foreigners making special contributions to the welfare of Nepal.

Order of Tri Shakti Patta
Order of the Three Divine Powers
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Third class badge of the Order of the Three Divine Powers
TypeOrder
Awarded forNotable contributions toward the cause of the nation.
Description1st Class to 5th Class, plus a medal
Country   Nepal
Presented byKing of Nepal
Established27 November 1937
First awarded1937
Last awarded2006
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Ribbon bar of the order
Precedence
Next (lower)Order of Gorkha Dakshina Bahu

HistoryEdit

The medal was first instituted by King Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah Dev in 1936. The order was later instituted on 27 November 1937 by King Tribhuvan.

After the end of the monarchy in 2008, the New government initiated this new series of awards. Nepal Ratna Man Padavi is the highest class whereas Rastra Gaurav Man Padavi is second highest. The award and its conferred by the President of Nepal on the Republic Day, May 29.

InsigniaEdit

The ribbon of the order is navy blue with white-edged green edges.

GradesEdit

The Order of Tri Shakti Patta has five classes & a Medal :

  • Member First Class (Jyotirmaya-Subikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta)
  • Member Second Class (Subikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta)
  • Member Third Class (Bikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta)
  • Member Fourth Class (Prakhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta)
  • Member Fifth Class (Tri-Shakti-Patta)
  • Medal (Tri-Shakti-Patta-Padak)

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