Janak Nandini Rural Municipality is situated at south-east part of Dhanusa district, Province number two. This Rural Municipality was established in 2073 B.S. by combining then Khajuri Chanha, Mahuwa, Patanuka, Balhakathal, Balhagoth and Inarwai Village Development Committees. This local unit is surrounded by Kamala Municipality from north, Indian border from south, Bideha Municipality from east and Siraha district from west. This local unit is divided into six wards. This Rural Municipality is named after ancient King Janak and her daughter Janak Nandini.
As per the census 2011, total population of Janak Nandini Rural Municipality is 25,338 including 4,461 households. Population of male is 12,309 and female is 13,029. Most populated ward is ward number four. There are about 45 different ethnic communities residing under this local unit. Among them Kewat is largest population constituting 15.85% followed by Yadav, Mushlim and Khatwe. Hindu is major religion followed by Muslim. There are about 13 language speaking people residing under this local unit. Majority of people (88.43%) speak Maithali language. This covers total area of 27.62 kilometer square. Most of the land is covered by farming and forest. Farming is major occupation over here followed by fishery, foreign employment and service.
Mr. Abdul Warikh Sekh is Chairperson and Ms. Bharati Karki is Vice-chairperson of Janak Nandani Rural Municipality. Khajuri Chanha village is center of this local unit.