Jan 31, 2022

Bhimsen Thapa Rural Municipality is situated at mid-east part of Gorkha district, Gandaki province. This Rural Municipality was established in 2073 B.S by combining then Borlang, Ashlang, Tandrang, Masel, Baguwa and Dhaba Village Development Committees. This Rural Municipality is named after the first Prime Minister (Mukhtiyar) and National Hero of Nepal Bhimsen Thapa. This local unit is surrounded by Dhading district from east, Gorkha Municipality and Siranchok Rural Municipality from west, Sulikot and Aarughat Rural Municipalities from north and Shahid Lakhan Rural Municipality and Dhading district from south. This has been divided into eight wards.

As per the census 2011, total population of Bhimsen Thapa Rural Municipality is 22,053 which include 5,440 households. Ward number one is highest populated ward. There are about 18 different ethnic communities residing under this Rural Municipality, among them Brahmin constituting 40.14%, Sarki constituting 10.55% and Chhetri constituting 10.08% are major groups. Among ten different mother tongue, Nepali is most popular language with 95% occupancy. Most of the people are involved in farming. This local unit covers total area of 101.25 kilometer square. Most of the land is occupied by mountains, rocks, forest and farming area.

Mr. Ishwor Pandey is Chairperson and Ms. Binu Wagley is Vice-chairperson of this Rural Municipality. total number of local representatives is 42. Center of this Rural Municipality is ward number five, Baguwa village. Total number of employees working under Rural Municipality is 53.