Shankharapur is a municipality in the Central development region of
Kathmandu District in the
Bagmati Zone of Nepal. The new municipality
was formed by merging six existing villages — Bajrayogini,
Indrayani, Lapsiphedi, Naglebhare,
Suntol — on 02
Dec 2014. The office of the municipality is that of the former
Pukhulachhi village development committee in the old Newari town of
Sankhu. In the Local Level Election 2074, Suwarna Shrestha of
Communist Party of
Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) was elected as
mayor securing 4,833 votes and Sukralaxmi Shrestha of Communist Party
Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) was elected as Deputy Mayor
securing 4,501 votes.
Shankharapur municipality has a total population of 25,338 according
^ "Govt announces 61 municipalities". The
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