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Rup Pokhrel

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Mr. Pokhrel is one of the former chief editors of this website. Born in Lower Bockray, Chirang Bhutan, in 1974, Pokhrel attended his primary education from Damphu Junior High School. He completed his secondary and higher secondary education from Nepal and has Bachelors degree in Humanities’ with sociology honors from West Bengal, India. He is one of the founding executive members and vice chair of Bhutan Press Union (BPU) and founding member of Bhutaneseliterature.com, one of the much browsed literary sites of Bhutanese across the globe.

Also, currently is the Secretary of L-iterature C-ouncil O-f B-hutan (LCOB) established in 1993. He served Bhutanese Refugee Children as a volunteer teacher under Caritas-Nepal from 1996-2001 and taught in few private schools in Nepal prior to his departure to the US.

Has ardent interest in Poetry, Short Stories and Drama works since his early days. Has contributed more than two dozens of his poetry works and write-ups both in English and Nepali in Kuensel Weekly published from Thimphu Bhutan in the past, equal number of his literary works are published in other regional magazines and portals, and few of his dramas staged so far.

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