Chandra Kanta Gyawali was born in Gulmi district of Nepal. He has been practicing law as an advocate in the Supreme Court of Nepal since 1991. He has also been teaching as lecturer in Master degree programs in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu since 1997. He holds MA in Anthropology, MA in Political Science and LLM in Constitutional Law. He has been awarded Ph.D. Degree in Constitutional Law in 2011. He has written several books on constitution, constitutionalism, constituent assembly, federal system of government, electoral system, form of government, restructuring of the state, local governance, citizenship and inclusion. He had made presentation at University of Vienna (Austria) and participated in more than 300 national and international forums and also visited China, India, Austria, Germany, Slovakia and Hungary. He has been working as socio-legal consultant and researcher in various national and international organizations. He has also written more than 400 articles for various journals and newspapers.
Gyawali has written several articles in newspapers, magazines and journals. Among his published works are Nepalese Constitutional Law 2012 and 2014, People Sovereignty and Constitutionalism (2013). Federal system of government and resturcturing of the state(Pairavi prakashan, 2008), Constitution, Constitutionalism, Constituent Assembly and Resturcturing of Nepal (2008), Sambidhan, Sambidhanbad, Sambidhan Sabha Ra Rajya Ko Punarsamrachana (2007), Sanghiya Sahshan Pranali, Nirwachan Pranali Ra Antarim Sambidhanka Bibadaspad Bishaya (2007), Faujdari Najir Sar Sangraha (Coeditor 1993). He is one of the authors of Nationality, equality statelessness on citizenship (UNICEF, 2011). He is co-author of Federalism in the world (2010), a study of federalism in twenty six countries, Sthaniya Sarkar ra Sambaidhanik Abhyas (Co-Author and editor 2010) He is also the co-author of Europe Lai Niyalda (2010), a travelogue written about some countries in Europe.