Rimal people

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The Rimal Bahun are a part of the Kaushik patri-clan (gotra) of Nepali Khas-Bahun community which forms a notable population in Nepal and India. They are Upanayana thread bearers (Tagadhari), Dvija Hindus and trace their origins to Indo-Aryan people of Nepal.[1][2] They settled first in the Karnali River basin, then the Gandaki and finally the Kosi basin as well as into Sikkim and Bhutan. A considerable population exists in the Himalayan foothills from Kashmir, Kumaon/Garhwal to North-Eastern India.[3][4][5][6]

Notable people bearing Rimal surname

  • Gopal Prasad Rimal (born 1917), poet.
  • Hari Prasad Rimal (born 1925), actor, singer and film director.
  • Arbind Rimal, writer.
  • Hari Kumar Rimal, olympian
  • Rajina Rimal, singer.
  • Rachana Rimal, singer.
  • Aayush Rimal, youtuber.


  1. Sherchan 2001, p. 14.
  2. Hofer, Andras (1979). The Caste Hierarchy and the State of Nepal: A Study of the Muluki Ain of 1854. Universitatsverlag Wagner.
  3. Levine, Nancy E. (February 1987). "Caste, State, and Ethnic Boundaries in Nepal". The Journal of Asian Studies. 46 (1): 71–88. doi:10.2307/2056667. ISSN 1752-0401. JSTOR 2056667.
  4. "Nepal - The people". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2021-01-02.
  5. Rimal, Durga Nath (2006). In Search of Our Nepali Roots. ISBN 9994696742.
  6. Rimal, Durga Nath. Genealogy of Selected Nepali Americans Volume Two.

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