Meet Our Representatives
Mr. Krishna Khand
Mayor Krishna Khand currently serving as a Myor of the Waling Municipality, elected from local election 2022 is a career politician affiliated with the Communist Party of Nepal Unified Markist and Leninist (CPN UML). In the 1997 local elections, Mr. Krishna Khand competed for the post of Mayor for Waling ; he was just 27 then. He’s also the candidate from CPN UML for the 2013’s Constituent Assembly elections. A graduate of Political Science, Mr. Khand worked as a teacher at the Shree Purnamrit Bhawani Secondary School, Waling, for ten years. He has also been involved with various organizations in different capacities. A few posts he’s held so far include chairman of the board of directors of Waling Multiple Campus, advisor to the Waling Chamber of Commerce and Industries, chairman of the District Sports Development Committee, Syangja, and Chairman of Kalika
Microfinance Ltd. While taking office as the Mayor of Waling, Mr. Khand said that strengthening sectors such as agriculture, tourism, and small industries is crucial for the municipality’s economic development. He also emphasized the importance of adaptation and usage of new technologies in bringing change in the life of Waling citizens and advancing the SMART city concept for the Municipality.
Mr. Khand has expressed commitment to upgrading the post-natal care facilities at the Garhaun Primary Hospital in Waling and improving the roads in the rural parts of the municipality.
Ms. Kabita Tiwari
Ms. Kabita Tiwari elected Deputy Mayor from the election 2022 for Waling Municipality from Nepali Congress Political Party. She has been involved in social work from a young age. She views politics as an avenue to strengthen her social work initiatives. She has held several positions in the Nepali Congress (NC) party – NC’s Gadanki Province Committee member, member of the NC provincial business performance committee, member of the NC general assembly, and a representative at the party’s general convention. She was also the district secretary of the Nepal Women’s Association, the women’s wing of NC.
A graduate in population studies, she has been involved with various organizations such as Diyalo Sanstha, Gatisheel Women Multipurpose Cooperative Society, and Annapurna Food Industry.
She has worked toward local economic development through skills development and employment generation interventions. She led the skills and business development training for farmers and small enterprises at Waling Municipality. A total of 5,000 people benefitted from the training. Similarly, during the Covid-19 pandemic, she played a significant role in helping returned migrant workers and those who have lost their livelihood get back on their feet through the micro-enterprise development programs.