Koirala for Ceremonial Monarchy: People Will Decide

By Dinesh Wagle
Wagle Street Journal

Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala advocates for Ceremonial Monarchy
Sketch by Dewen via the Kathmandu Post (Inside: Ameet Dhakal of the Post: The hometown syndrome)

“Some leaders are suggesting us to eat poison and jump from steep hill. We don’t want to see army giving guard of honor to the king by disrespecting martyrs.”

Krishna Pahadi, human rights activist

A few days ago, while returning home late night from office, one of my colleagues said: “King Gyanendra must be worshipping an idol of Girija Prasad Koirala these days.”

“Why?” someone in the vehicle asked.

“Koirala is the one who miraculously saved king Gyanendra’s job and, mark my words, he will soon start advocating the role of king in future Nepal.” Continue reading Koirala for Ceremonial Monarchy: People Will Decide