Uddhab Pyakurel, M.Phil. : A Ph.D. candidate at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India, Mr Pyakurel completed his M. Phil. from the Department of Sociology, University of Delhi. In his long running research interest he extensively studied and analyzed Maoist movement in Nepal from sociological perspective. His book Maoist Movement in Nepal: A Sociological Perspective is a well read and commented peace of work. Having been associated with the Nepal Center for Contemporary Studies (NCCS) and worked for a number of research projects, Mr. Pyakurel is a member of new breed of sociologists in Nepal and one of the bright and emerging scholars.