Activists supporting the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (or National Democratic Party) chant slogans during a protest near the constitution assembly building in Kathmandu, in this file picture taken May ... more 
Activists supporting the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (or National Democratic Party) chant slogans during a protest near the constitution assembly building in Kathmandu, in this file picture taken May 27, 2011. The Himalayan nation's political and economic fortunes have dipped alarmingly since the abolition of the monarchy by a Maoist-dominated special legislative assembly in 2008, opening a window of opportunity for die-hard supporters of the monarchy to stage a comeback. The Rastriya Prajantantra Party Nepal, a royalist group led by Kamal Bahadur Thapa, who was interior minister at the height of anti-monarchy protests, has found a way back into the political fray with a strident campaign to once again make Nepal the world's only Hindu state. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar/Files (NEPAL - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) less 
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