Prachanda asks king Gyanendra to leave Narayanhiti Palace by May 27May 14th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 14 (ANI): Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairman Prachanda has sent a message to King Gyanendra, suggesting him to leave Narayanhiti Palace by May 27, a day before the first meeting of the Constituent Assembly (CA) in Nepal.
After inaugurating a meeting of the party’s Limbuwan state council on Tuesday, Prachanda warned that the King could face forceful eviction from the palace if he refused to quit voluntarily.
Saying that the first CA meeting would declare the country a republic, Prachanda made it clear that his party would not accept any form of monarchy.
“If the King cooperated with the political process he would be given the rights enjoyed by ordinary citizens, Nepalnews quoted Prachanda as saying. (ANI)