Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC

Pranab Kharel is a sociologist associated with Martin Chautari, a Kathmandu-based academic non-profit. He is the co-editor of Practices of Sociology in Nepal (2021). He tweets at @pranabkharel. Gaurab KC teaches sociology at Kathmandu School of Law. He is the co-editor of Practices of Sociology in Nepal (2021). He can be reached at

Making sense of Nepali politics

Scholars of political structures and processes in today’s Nepal struggle to find their feet.

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