Prachanda quits as Nepal prime minister

May 4th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda Monday announced his resignation following a flaming row over the sacking of the army chief.
Prachanda, Nepal’s first Maoist prime minister, announced his resignation in a televised address to the nation. He blamed Nepal’s political parties and foreign powers for hindering his government.

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