Located near Upper Marshyangdi hydropower dam, Mahendra Dev School is placed in Talanche Rural Municipality in Bhulbhule 5. It is one and a half hours away from the nearest city named Besisahar. A local jeep and buses are frequently available if you want to reach there. The community comprises 80% of Gurung and Tamang families, about 12% Dalit families, 6% Brahmin and Chettri families and about 2% Newari. Mahendra Dev School, established in 1956 AD, currently has around 268 students from grades 1 to 10. This public school has a good track record when it comes to student's results. Recently the school topped the entire rural municipality in the Secondary Education Exams in 2018. Dr. Harka Gurung is well known in the area, he is credited for providing land to the school. Since the place is occupied by a majority of Mongols, the festivals and the culture they celebrate involves entertainment with singing and dancing and alcohol is regarded as the holy wine here. The students have been stripped of their moral and social etiquettes that are supposed to be learned from the family.