JYAPU is the typical name for the indigenous farmer of the Kathmandu Valley. This ethnic race since the early settlements has established its own existence and recognition preserving its own indigenous culture, language, costumes, arts, literature, life styles, traditions etc. This race has adopted agriculture as its main occupation, “DHIME” as musical instrument and NEPAL BHASHA (NEWARI) as its mother language.
In every festivals, feasts and pageants inside the valley this society has the leading role. With the broad mission to preserve and develop its traditional culture, to maintain its impressive role on the society, to contribute towards nations’ advancement, raising the quality of life by adopting positive changes JYAPU SAMAJ was established in the year 1994. Since then JYAPU SAMAJ has maintained its own indifferent existence and recognition in present day society.