PM Dahal announces probe into 2001 Royal Palace massacre

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has declared that the government will launch a comprehensive investigation into the Royal Palace massacre that unfolded in 2001.

Addressing journalists at Simara Airport in Bara on Monday, the Prime Minister asserted that the inquiry will delve into the tragic events surrounding the Royal Palace massacre, which led to the demise of the dynasty under then-King Birendra. The statement was released through the Prime Minister’s Secretariat.

Emphasizing the principles of the federal democratic republic system, Prime Minister Dahal stated that every citizen is entitled to their rights within the system. He underscored that no individual should attempt to undermine the system through conspiracies, emphasizing the importance of upholding the democratic values of the nation.

The announcement comes as a significant move towards unraveling the mysteries surrounding the Royal Palace massacre, a tragic chapter in the country’s history. The decision to investigate the incident reflects the government’s commitment to transparency and justice, as it seeks to bring closure to one of the most haunting episodes in Nepal’s recent past. Stay tuned for further updates on this unfolding investigation.

News Source: Rashtriya Samachar Samiti