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The Most Refulgent Order of the Star of Nepal (Nepal Taradisha) is an award of Nepal.

Order of the Star of Nepal
Nepal Taradisha
Most Refulgent Order of the Star of Nepal.PNG
Ribbon of the Order of the Star of Nepal
Awarded by King of Nepal
Country   Nepal
TypeFive class Order
Awarded forOutstanding merit both civilian and military.
Statistics
Established19 November 1918
First awarded1918
Last awarded2000
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of the Footprint of Nepal
Next (lower)Order of Om Rama Patta
RelatedMedal of the Order of the Star of Nepal (Nepal Tara Padak)

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HistoryEdit

It was instituted by King Tribhubhan Bir Bikram Shah Dev on 19 November 1918. Attached to the order is a medal (Nepal-Tara-Padak) instituted by King Tribhuvan in 1936.[1]

GradesEdit

The order consists of the Sovereign, Grand Master and ordinary members. For the ordinary members there are five grades and an associated medal (Nepal Tara Padak)[2] The order is presented for outstanding civil or military merit.:[1]

  • Member First Class (Supradipta-Manyabara-Nepal-Tara)
  • Member Second Class (Pradipta-Manyabara-Nepal-Tara)
  • Member Third Class (Manyabara-Nepal-Tara)
  • Member Fourth Class (Manya-Nepal-Tara)
  • Member Fifth Class (Nepal-Tara)
  • Medal (Nepal-Tara-Padak)

Notable recipientsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Robertson, Megan C. (6 April 2004). "Nepal: The Most Refulgent Order of the Star of Nepal". Medals of the World. Retrieved 2011-07-15.
  2. ^ Buyers, Christopher. "Nepal Orders and Decorations". Royal Ark. Retrieved 2011-07-15.