Facts about Nepal by Ram Bahadur K. C.

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Published by His Majesty"s Govt., Ministry of Communication, Dept. of Information in [Kathmandu] .

Written in English

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  • Nepal

Subjects:

  • Nepal -- Miscellanea.

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Statement[text by Ram Bahadur K.C.]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS493.4 .R35 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p. ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3006805M
LC Control Number84900317

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Nepal, long under the rule of hereditary prime ministers favouring a policy of isolation, remained closed to the outside world until a palace revolt in restored the crown’s authority in ; the country gained admission to the United Nations in In the kingdom established a multiparty parliamentaryhowever, after a decadelong period of violence and turbulent.

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