Bidya Sundar Shakya
Bidya Sundar Shakya (Nepali: बिद्या सुंदर शाक्य) is a Nepali politician and current Mayor of Kathmandu. Shakya previously served as Chairman of Ward No. 21 for two terms. Shakya is the current secretary of CPN-UML's Kathmandu District committee. He was criticized heavily for getting a car bought for him immediately after getting elected as the mayor of Kathmandu. The cost of the Toyota car was over 10 million rupees.
|Bidya Sundar Shakya|
|बिद्या सुंदर शाक्य|
|Mayor of Kathmandu|
31 May 2017
|Deputy||Hari Prabha Khadgi|
|Preceded by||Rajaram Shrestha|
|Born||May 23, 1963
|Political party||Communist Party of Nepal (UML)|
|Alma mater||Shankar Dev Campus|
- "CPN-UML's Bidya Sundar Shakya elected Kathmandu Metro City mayor". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved May 28, 2017.
- "UML to field Bidya Sundar Shakya as mayor candidate in KTM". My Republica Daily. Retrieved May 25, 2017.