Tag: royal

  • Ex-King Gyanendra Does in Nepal What His Ancestors Never Did

    Keeping track of the former king Almost two years after he was stripped of his crown and became a commoner, Nepal’s deposed king Gyanendra himself has broken a centuries-old taboo by attending a religious fair in a town till now considered out of bounds for the royal family. Escorted by bodyguards and aides, the 62-year-old […]

  • Deserted Voting Booths of Nepal

    By Dinesh Wagle Very few people are participating in Nepal’s municipal election that is boycotted by political parties. A man looks for his name in a Voters’ list outside a voting booth in New Baneshwor. I went around a few voting booths to see how the election process was going on. I saw no people […]