Ashok Das alias Ashok Kumar is a senior journalist with more than 13 years experience. He is editor of pioneering news outlet Dalit Dastak. Ashok Das hails from Chhapra District Bihar. A son of district court employee, Asharfi Das and homemaker Sunaina Devi, Ashok Das completed his graduation from his home town in Gopalganj (Jaiprakash University Chhapra) Bihar. After graduation he pursued Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from India’s most prestigious journalism institute, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi in 2005-2006 batch. After P.G Diploma Course, Ashok Das worked with various prestigious newspaper like Lokmat, Amar Ujala, Deshonnati (Marathi) and a media portal Bhadas4media. He has worked as a political reporter for more than 5 years. He has covered parliament, various ministries and key political parties of India like Congress and BJP. He is associated with the Bahujan Movement since 2010. After that he started widely circulated monthly magazine ‘Dalit Dastak’ with a group of people associated with the Bahujan Movement.