The shock dismissal of the Nepalese government by King Gyanendra may fan a Maoist revolt wracking the kingdom that could spill into neighbouring India, analysts say. On Tuesday, Gyanendra sacked Nepal`s coalition government and clamped an indefinite emergency, saying he would restore democracy and law and order within three years.
In Picture: File photo taken June 3, 2004 shows King Gyanendra administering the oath of office to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at the Narayanhity Royal Palace in Kathmandu. AFP
King declares emergency in Nepal