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  • History of Nepal

    Democracy in Nepal

    The well-known Kot Massacre saw to the rise of the Rana regime. They ruled Nepal for approximately 104 years, before there was any hope for democracy in Nepal. The members of the Rana regime were Britain’s allies and supported their war efforts during World War I and World War 2. It took the determination of a King who was blackmailed and forced to back the Ranas, to take a stand ...

  • History of Nepal

    Gorkha Rule and Shah Dynasty

    Nepal was a divided country throughout the 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, and it was through the Gorkha rule and the Shah Dynasty, that Nepal became united. The Gorkhas were known to be a cruel and aggressive dynasty in the ancient times and they only ruled a few regions within Nepal with fear and terror. It wasn’t until King Prithvi Natayan Shah the Great became the driving ...