Thursday, April 17, 2008

Bhattarai says King will be removed respectfully

Senior Maoist leader Dr. Baburam Bhattarai has said that the first meeting of the Constituent Assembly (CA) will respectfully bid farewell to the monarchy.

“We want to respectfully remove monarchy,” Dr. Bhattarai said, talking to media on Wednesday.

Likewise, Maoist chairman Prachanda has urged King Gyanendra to vacate the Narayanhity palace on his own.

“The people have already given their mandate. He should vacate the palace. That will make the job easier for us. And that will be in the interest of the country, him and all of us,” he said, addressing an interaction with business community on Wednesday

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