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Dr. Kafle and Dr. Pyakurel Present in International Seminar

editorial | 23 March, 2017 11:21

Dr. Hem Raj Kafle, Assistant Professor at the Humanities and Management Unit, School of Engineering, and Dr. Uddhab Pyakurel, Assistant Professor, School of Arts, participated in the International Seminar on "Law, Governance and Democray: A Global Concern" organized by Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, India, during 18-20 March 2017. 

Both Dr. Kafle and Dr. Pyakurel presented their research papers on a special plenary session held on 20 March 2017. Dr. Kafle's paper, entitled "Understanding the Contribution of Nepali Judiciary in the April 2006 Movement: A Critical Reading of Mainstream Editorials," highlighted the critical role of the Supreme Court and Nepali law professionals before and during the mass movement of April 2006.

Dr. Pyakurel's work, entitled "The State of Dalits in Nepal and India: A Comparative Study," shed lights on the origin and nature of social stratefication both in Nepal and India, and discussed the basic differences underlying the identification and constitutional treatment of Dalits in the two countries. 

Dr. Kafle and Dr. Pyakurel also chaired technical sessions on the second day of the Seminar. 

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