Lokmani Rai is young human rights defender and journalist by profession. He has more than 14 years of experiences of working with print media comprising daily, weekly and monthly newspaper and magazine of Academically Mr. Rai has received Masters Degree in English Literature and Political Science from Tribhuvan University. He has also received Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Mr. Rai is a trainer and resource person for Federation of Nepalese Indigenous Nationalist Journalists (FONIJ). He also has received Kantipur Extra ordinary Performance Award 2012, SEJON Award 2012, SEJON Award 2013 and Competitive Investigative Journalism Award 2013 by CIJ and British Embassy.
Mr. Rai is founding vicepresident of Forum for Nation Building Nepal and plays the crucial role on setting the organization vision, mission and goal.