The massacre claimed the lives of the King, Queen Aishwarya, Prince Dipendra, Princess Shruti, and Prince Nirajan Shah. More than a dozen members of the court and family perished in the attack.
The assassination of a member of the royal family, including the country’s king, at a sensitive location like the royal palace, which was heavily guarded, remains a mystery. Even though the investigating committee decided that Yuvaraj Dipendra murdered all of his family members before killing himself by shooting himself in the head, the public still does not believe this.
Because of his liberal reputation, King Birendra was immensely popular among the people. After his assassination, his brother gained the throne, although he could not keep Nepal’s monarchy for long.
One side claims that the Royal Massacre marked the end of Nepal’s monarchy and sowed the seeds of the republic. The monarchy came to an end on May 28, 2008, just sev
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King Birendra died 20 years ago, and the cause is still a mystery