Tag Archives: Nepalese Civil War

Nepal’s Most Significant Recent Events

1962 •Manhendra comes to power and implements the panchayat system of government. This allowed the king to rule with the help of councils (panchayat). 1987-1990 •Tensions between Nepal and India grow. This results in the interruption of trade, expulsion of … Continue reading

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Development and Environmental Conservation in Nepal

1963: Nepal Bans Child Marriage The minimum age of marriage under Nepali law is twenty, one of the highest legal ages of marriage in the world. Though strong on paper, this legislation is not adequately enforced and remains a major … Continue reading

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Timeline and Nepalese Civil War

Timeline 1768: Prithvi Narayan Shah, a leader of a small hill state called Gorkha or Gurkha, united the small kingdoms of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur in the Katmandu Valley creating the sovereign state of Nepal. 2001: The population of Nepal … Continue reading

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