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  • Post Bahadur Basnet

    Visiting Fellow
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    Post Bahadur Basnet began his career as a journalist in 2003. He joined The Kathmandu Post, the leading English daily in Nepal, as a political correspondent/sub-editor in early 2005, and then the Republica, another English broadsheet daily, in 2009. He extensively covered Nepal’s leftist movement and parliamentary affairs for both newspapers. Besides news reporting, he also wrote editorials, political commentaries, analyses, and opinion pieces on contemporary issues. He also contributed a number of political commentaries and analyses to various newspapers and magazines, especially the HimalSouthasian. Basnet is a political science graduate. Before joining the IDSA as a visiting fellow in March 2013, he was a researcher at the International Crisis Group (ICG) in Kathmandu. His research interests are: Social Movement, Political Violence and Democracy.

    Some published articles

    The radicals in the Maoists, Himal Southasian, December 2011
    Plenum fiasco, Himal Southasian, January 2011
    From Chunwang to post-Palungtar, Republica, Decmeber 6, 2010
    The game of chicken, Republica, April 22, 2010

    Publications at IDSA