On the evening of june 1, 2001, during an intimate gathering of nepal's royal family, crown prince dipendra opened fire with automatic weapons inside kathmandu's royal palace, killing his parents -- the king and queen -- his siblings, five other close relatives, and ultimately himself it was the bloodiest, most complete. In this photograph taken on june 4, 2001, nepalese policemen salute the burning pyre of nepal's late king dipendra during his cremation on the banks of the holy river bagmati in kathmandu a decade after nepal's crown prince stunned the world by gunning down nine family members, mystery still. The nepali army kept guard outside of the royal palace after police and protestors faced off at the announcement of the death of king birendra and other members of the royal family, and the coronation of his brother, king gyanendra in kathmandu, nepal protesters took to the streets, throwing bricks, sign posts and rocks,. South asia is in turmoil that india is taking the policy of aggressive intervention against the surrounding countries like nepal, bangaladesh, srilanka and pakistan. Eight years after the infamous massacre that left 11 members of nepal's royal family dead, the nation's embattled maoist government is reopening the case. She's devyani rana, 23, a descendant of royalty in both nepal and india, and she's at the center of the international intrigue surrounding the slayings of nepal's king birendra, queen aiswarya and eight members of the royal family, who were blown away at a family dinner friday night there are conflicting.
Nepal's royals have kept a low profile following the june 1, 2001 royal family massacre, and now that paras has become crown prince, he stays away from kathmandu,s nightspots moreover, after the june 1 incident the palace,s adc system was revamped adcs now rotate among members of the royal family, so that no. On june 1st, 2001 in kathmandu, nepal, almost the entire royal family was assassinated by the crown prince himself nine members of the royal family including the king and queen were massacred by their own son, just before he took his own life the entire royal family was together on friday night, and there was an. A survivor of nepal's palace massacre today gave the first witness's account of the royal blood bath, describing how crown prince dipendra, falling-down drunk, nevertheless managed to navigate his way around a dining hall, shooting family members as he tottered ''what motivated him to do this, i'm not. In a new twist to the controversy surrounding the 2001 royal palace massacre, a nepalese soldier claiming to be an eyewitness to the tragedy has said crown prince dipendra, blamed for the ghastly act, was killed before the rest of his family members on the fateful friday night dipendra was first killed on.
The dreadful event that left the whole nation stunned, nepalese royal massacre, also called narayanhiti palace massacre, occurred on 1 june 2001 at the narayanhiti royal palace, the then residence of the nepalese monarch nine members of the royal families were killed and many injured in the massacre which is said. Nepal's crown prince has shot and killed his parents the king and queen and several other members of the royal family before killing himself.
Biography the brutal massacre of ten members of the nepalese royal family in june 2001 shocked the world, and brought a nation to the brink of destruction as the whole of nepal struggled to come to see full summary. The nepalese royal massacre was surely something out of a horror movie that nepalese people can never forget in the duration of their lives the dark day in history was marked by a huge controversy but there are some facts about the massacre that is never to be forgotten the dark event occurred on the. Can nepal's fragile democracy survive the turmoil that has followed the slaughter of king birendra and nine other members of the royal family. Royal massacre of nepal occurred on friday, june 1, 2001, at the narayanhity royal palace in kathmandu as a story of conspiracies, killings, and frauds.
The nepalese royal family prince dipendra, king birendra, prince nirajan, queen aishwarya and princess shruti on 1 june 2001 after a dinner party his succession was not popular and conspiracy theories claiming that he was involved in the massacre are common photograph: reuters facebook. Eight years after the royal massacre, ex-crown prince paras bikram shah talks to the new paper of singapore why uwb note: the exclusive interview has been translated and reproduced by many nepali media including top selling and most influential newspaeprs in nepal that is one of the most read.
Buy massacre at the palace: the doomed royal dynasty of nepal 1st edition by jonathan gregson (isbn: 9780786868780) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Back at the palace, librarian ananta koirala agrees he revered the king as a child, and felt his world rocked by the royal massacre he acknowledges nepal has its problems now, with its widespread poverty and unemployment, frequent power cuts and political leaders acting like little kings themselves. On june 1st, 2001 in narayanhity royal palace, the nepalese royal massacre occurred it was an unfortunate event that shook the entire country king birendra, queen ashwariya, his sister, his brother and five other members of the royal family were said to have been shot and killed by the crown prince dipendra. He then reportedly came back inside where his cousin paras, the new king's son and heir, pleaded with him to stop the massacre, upon which he shot himself in the temple some nepali papers have suggested that dipendra had married deviyani, the daughter of a rana royal and former foreign minister.