Nepal 2007

Nepal 2007

Asia
Yearbook 2007 Nepal. After a peace agreement in November 2006 ended a ten-year civil war, the Maoist guerrillas in January began storing their weapons in UN-supervised storage. The army began to fulfill its commitment to relinquish the same number of weapons. A provisional constitution gave the former guerrilla representation in Parliament and transferred the executive power to the prime minister. According to CountryAAH, Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Deb, who had already been deprived of all political powers, was thus also deprived of the formal role of head of state. When calm settled in the mountainous areas, unrest erupted in the lowlands of southern Nepal. The people groups, often Hindus commonly known as madheshi, considered themselves overlooked and demanded increased self-government, better representation…
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