Mr. Kapil Shrestha

Born in 1955 in Kathmandu district, Professor, Kapil Shrestha was the second president of HURON. He was elected the president of HURON by the 5th National Convention in 1996. Prof. Shrestha is also a former member of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) from 2000 till 2005.During his tenure HURON played an important role in establishment of NHRC.

He is still a passionate human rights activist and professor of Political Science at Tribhuwan University. Focusing on Political Theories, Philosophy, South Asian Politics, Human Rights and Development, Prof. Shrestha has penned numerous publications in scholarly journals in Nepal and abroad, in both Nepali and English Languages.