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Government declare Bhakti Thapa a National Hero

Published Date : July 1, 2021
A statue of great fighter Bhakti Thapa declared as a National Hero.

KATHMANDU: The government of Nepal has declared Bhakti Thapa as a National Hero of Nepal. A cabinet meeting held on Monday decided to include Thapa in the national list, said government spokesperson and Minister for Information Basant Kumar Nembang.

With this, the number of national heroes has reached 17. Thapa, a veteran of the Nepal-British war, has long been demanded to be declared a National Hero.

At the age of 73, Thapa, who had fought with a Khukuri against the then East India Company (British) at Deuthal, died in the same battle. The Nepal-British War ended in 1815.

National Heroes

  1. Gautam Buddha

2. Anshuvarma

3. Sita

4. Janak

5. Araniko

6. Ram Shah

7. Amar Singh Thapa

8. Prithvi Narayan Shah

9. Bhanubhakta Acharya

10. Bhimsen Thapa

11. Balbhadra Kunwar

12. Tribhuvan

13. Motiram Bhatt

14. Shankhadhar Sakhwa

15. Pasanglhamu Sherpa

16. Mahaguru Falgunand

17. Bhakti Thapa

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