Mr. Subba was born in Chargharey block, under Samchi district. He attended Yanchenphug Central School and graduated from Sherubtse College, Kanglung Bhutan. A founder member of the Students’ union of Bhutan, Mr. Subba was involved in the movement for human rights and democracy during its early stage. Mr. Subba has a Master’s Degree in Development Anthropology from Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

Mr. Subba left Bhutan on November 1989 – lived in India and Nepal during exile. He worked for different social organizations and political parties in various capacities. Mr. Subba also led a peaceful demonstration to Bhutan of 101 activists from the camps in Nepal in 1999 and was arrested and detained for 24 hours at Phuntsholing.

A long time writer, he often writes articles for news columns. He has written over 40 articles so far – published in the mainstream media in Nepal and through BNS.

Mr. Subba currently lives in Charlottesville, VA with his family.

E-mail: rpsubba@gmail.com

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