Kamal Dev Bhattarai is a Kathmandu-based journalist and writer. He writes in international media about Nepal’s foreign policy, mainly focusing on India, China, and the United States. Over the last 10 years, he has been following Nepal’s policy towards India and China, and vice versa.

From 2016 to 2018, Bhattarai was New Delhi Bureau Chief for Kantipur Media Group, Nepal’s largest media house. As a senior political correspondent of The Kathmandu Post and The Himalayan Times, he closely followed Nepal’s peace and constitution drafting process. He regularly contributes to international media outlets from Nepal, and he is known for his in-depth, evidence-based, and impartial analysis, and reporting on foreign policy.

He has written a book about Nepal’s peace and constitution drafting process, Transition: From 12-Point Understanding to Constitution Promulgation (Book Hill Publication, 2016). He teaches journalism and mass communication in colleges and is involved in media research.

Last Updated: April 17, 2020



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