Shankharapur is a municipality in Kathmandu District in Bagmati Pradesh of Nepal that was established on 2 December 2014 by merging the former Village development committees Bajrayogini, Indrayani, Lapsiphedi, Naglebhare, Pukhulachhi and Suntol. 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 of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) was elected as Deputy Mayor securing 4,501 votes.
|• Type||Local Level|
|• Mayor||Suwarna Shrestha (NCP)|
|• Deputy Mayor||Sukralaxmi Shrestha (NCP)|
|• Total||60.21 km2 (23.25 sq mi)|
|• Density||420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|• Ethnicities||Newar Bahun Chhetri Tamang Magar|
|Time zone||UTC+5:45 (NST)|
- "Govt announces 61 municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
- "Govt creates 61 new municipalities". República. 3 Dec 2014. Retrieved 2 Dec 2014.
- "2011 Nepal census (Ward Level)" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-07-31. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
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