Nepalgunj tense after pro-monarch supporters put up late King Birendra's statue
Sep 1, 2016-A clash ensued between police and pro-hindu, pro-monarch supporters after the latter put up a half-figure statue of late King Birendra at Birendra Chowk in Nepalgunj on Thursday.
The area became tense after the police resorted to lathi-charge following the incident.
Pro-hindu, pro-monarch supporters chanted slogans at the chok.
Protesters during the 2006 people's movement had brought down the full figure statue of the late king.
Published: 01-09-2016 10:55