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Bhim Singh Thapa
Nickname(s) Bagh Buda
Died V.S. 1819
Palanchowk, Nepal
Allegiance Nepal
Years of service ??-1819
Battles/wars Battles of Unification of Nepal
Children Amar Singh Thapa
Relations Ranajor Thapa (grandson)
Ranadhoj Thapa (grandson)
Narasingh Thapa (grandson)

Bhim Singh Thapa known popularly as Bagh Buda (Translation: Tiger oldie) was a Nepalese military officer. He commanded the battle of Palanchowk in 1959 AD. He died in the battle. After his death, his 11-year-old son Amar Singh Thapa was installed in the army under Marwat policy. He was known for his fighting prowess. He was awarded the personal title of Bagh, which literally means Tiger.


He was born to Ranajay (Ranjai) Thapa, a resident of Sirhanchowk, Gorkha. He was born in the warrior clan of Bagale Thapa. His son was the famous Nepalese military commander Badakaji Amar Singh Thapa.


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