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Yam Bahadur Kisan

Yam Bahadur Kisan is an author, researcher, lawyer and human rights activist. He has attained Master’s Degree in Political Science and Bachelor’s Degree in Law. He is presently a part-time Lecturer in the MPhil program under the office of the Dean of education in Tribhuvan University, Nepal. From June 2007 to July 2009, he was a Commissioner with the National Dalit Commission, Government of Nepal. Mr Kisan has published several books and articles on Dalits, federalism, electoral system, legal reforms, social exclusion/inclusion, affirmative action, and social movements. His recent books are on The Nepali Dalit Social Movement (2005) and Dalit Ra Sakaratmak Upaya (Dalits and Affirmative Action) (in Nepali) (2010).