Jan 31, 2022

Badigad Rural Municipality is situated at north-east part of Baglung district, Gandaki province. This Rural Municipality was established in 2073 B.S. It combines Dagantun Danda, Sisa Khani, Jaljala, Gwalichour, Bhimgithe, Ranshing Kiteni and Darling Village Development Committees. This Rural Municipality is surrounded by Galkot Municipality from east, Nisikholla Municipality, Pyuthan and Gulmi districts from west, Galkot Municipality and Tara Khola Rural Municipality from nort and Gulmi district from south. This local unit is divided into 10 wards.

Population of Badigad Rural Municipality is 30,906 covering 6,228 households as per the census 2011. Population of female is 17,315 and male is 13,591. Ward number five is most populated ward. This local unit covers 129.53 kilometer square area. Most of the land is covered by forest and farming area followed by grass area, mountain rocks and residence. There are about 12 ethnic groups residing under this local unit. Among them Magar constitute largest population with 50% followed by Chhetri, Brahmin and Damai. Most of the people (85%) speak Nepali language followed by Magar and Newar. 70.6% people are literate. This rural municipality is connected by road network. Farming and foreign employment are major sources of income. Paddy, maize and potato are major crops. Professional farming of poultry, bee, pig has been started.

Mr. Mehar Shingh Paija is Chairperson and Mr. Amar Bahadur Shris is Vice-chairperson of Badigad Rural Municipality. Total number of local representatives is 52. Ward number four, Gwali Chaur village is the center of this local unit. Number of employees working under this local unit is 14..