Budhachhetri started his political journey from the student wing in 2046 BS. He then got associated with Maoist in 2055 BS and worked as secretary of Pendang village committee in 2058 BS.
He became the first district chairman of the teacher association close to Maoist. Budhachhetri then resigned as a teacher and entered into full-time politics in 2059 BS. He then worked as chief of Taplejung district 'people's government'. Budhachhetri, who worked in different positions during the armed conflict, became Maoist district chairman in 2071. He is currently a central committee member and district In-charge of the party.