Tirahut Rural Municipality is situated at mid part of Saptari district, province number two. This Rural Municipality was established 2073 B.S. by combining then Trikaul, Maina Kaderi, Goithi, Diman and Lohojara Village Development Committees. This local unit is surrounded by Agnisir Krishnasawran Rural Municipality from west, Mahadev and Hunmannagar Kankaini Rural Municipalities from south and Kanchanrup Municipality from east and north. This unit has been categorized into 5 wards. It includes plain land with hot weather. Agriculture and infrastructure development are priority sectors of local government.
As per the household survey 2074, total population of this Rural Municipality is 22,010 covering 4,078 households. Population of male is 10,913 and female is 11,097. There are about 12 different ethnic groups residing under this local unit out of them Tharu, Muslim, Yadav and Sadaya are major ethnic communities. This local unit covers total area of 37.81 kilometer square. Most of the land is covered by forest and farming area. Maithali is major language spoken followed by Tharu, Urdu and Nepali. Farming is major occupation under this area. Paddy, maize, wheat and mustard are major crops that could be cultivated. Fishery is another major occupation.
Mr. Hemanta Kumar Bahadkher is Chairperson and Ms. Tirtha Maya Mahat Khatwe is Vice-chairperson of this Rural Municipality. Number of local representatives of this local unit is 29 and number of employees working under this Rural Municipality is six. Goithi village is center of this local unit.