Hon. Pradeep Gyawali, Commenced his political journey in 1971, he took membership from Central Coordination Committee in 1978. He was appointed as Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation in 2006 and was one of three member of Government dialogue team, formed to talk with then CPN-Maoist. Renowned as soft hearted politician was an active member of the 2008 CAs Committee on Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles and Committee on State Affair. He wrote nine books including five literary and four political.