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Considered to the enchanted land of Buddha, Hindu temples, and unparalleled mountain landscape; Nepal traces its history back to the 4th century, when it was administered by a numerous groups. The modern state of Nepal began to take shape in the late 18th century after King Prithvi Narayah Shah effectively integrated majority of the individual racial groups as well as the small principalities into one unit.

In an effort to explore additional lands, Nepal even progressed towards into India, consequently giving up a section of its own area to British India, however still preserving its independence. At that time, Nepal was administered by a monarch, who maintained the office for life and by hereditary right. But under immense pressure in 1951, the Nepalese monarch made this system of rule defunct, and introduced a cabinet scheme of government. However, only a year after the first election in Nepal in 1959, King Kahendra discarded the cabinet, dissolved parliament and even prohibited political organisations.

Ever since 1990, chaos has been witnessed in Nepal owing to a bloody uprising, a royal family massacre and numerous assorted governmental clashes and fall outs have pre-dominated the headlines. In year 2005, the king yet again disbanded the government and assumed supremacy. For the majority time, the constant hostility amid the Maoist rebellion and government has lessened much of its international tourism stand.
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