8 November 2016
Leader of Kamaiya Mukti Movement, Human Rights activist, social justice campaigner and INSEC member Dukhuwa Tharu has passed away on October 29, 2016. We would like to express our condolences and tribute to the bereaved family members.
Dukhuwa Tharu of Dhodhari VDC-1, Ramnagar was famous and loved among peasant, free Kamaiya and squatters for leading movement and raising voices for their freedom. He was honored with Prakash Human Rights award in 2007 for his contribution in human rights and social justice.
Tharu was continuously fighting from the last three decades for the freedom of Kamaiya. His demise is an irreparable loss for society and whole nation.
Subodh Raj Pyakurel