|Established||2 December 2014|
|• Mayor||Prakash Adhikari (NCP)|
|• Deputy Mayor||Gyani Maya Dongol (NCP)|
|• Total||16.9 km2 (6.525 sq mi)|
|• Density||5,900/km2 (15,000/sq mi)|
|• Ethnicities||Newar, Bahun, Chhetri, Tamang, Magar|
|• Language||Nepali, Nepal Bhasa, Tamang Bhasa, Dhut Magar|
|Time zone||UTC+5:45 (NST)|
Tokha (Nepali: टोखा) 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 Dhapasi, Jhor Mahankal, Gongabu, Tokha Chandeshwari and Tokha Saraswati on 2 December 2014. The municipality derives its name from the historical town of Tokha (current ward 2 and 3).
Tokha was created as a municipality on 2 December 2014 after merging Dhapasi, Jhor Mahankal, Gongabu, Tokha Chandeshwari and Tokha Saraswati. Since 2017, Tokha has been divided into 11 wards. Each ward has four ward members, two male members, one female member and one minority member, and one ward chairperson who are elected for a five-year term. The municipality is headed by a directly elected mayor. Prakash Adhikari was the first directly elected mayor of the municipality, elected in May 2017. The current municipal council has 36 members from Nepal Communist Party and 21 members from Nepali Congress.
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