Nepal: King may leave palace

2008-05-29 00:00

A Nepali demonstrator urging the king to leave his palace climbs atop a statue of King Birendra, brother of the present King Gyanendra, in Katmandu, Nepal, yesterday. The monarchy was abolished and Nepal was declared a republic on Wednesday.

The Maoists, who emerged as the single biggest party in the April elections, said he would be allowed to remain in the country as a citizen and pursue his business interests. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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