Lothar, Chitwan is also one of the earthquake affected villages, where the major inhabitants are from Chepang (Over 60% population) and Tamang communities. Chepang and Tamang communities in Lothar are considered indigenous and marginalized. Most of the population live in impoverished conditions. 298 houses in Lothar collapsed due to the Great Quake. WODES/NCBL Relief Team distributed tents, rice, beaten rice (Chiura) and noodles on 6th May 2015.