The Kot Massacre of 1846- Nepal's Game of Thrones ➤

The Kot Massacre of 1846- Nepal’s Game of Thrones

Kaji Jung Bahadur and his brothers, massacre about 40 civil, military officers, palace guards and senior ministers in 1846 at the Kot( palace armory) of Hanuman Dhoka, Kathmandu. The massacre was the fallout of a meeting called by Rani Rajya Laxmi Devi.

The Rani had called for a meeting following the murder of her confidante Gagan Singh Bhandari, that soon turned ugly and would lead to the massacre. It would lead to Jung Bahadur, establishing the Rana monarchy in Nepal, and loss of power of the Pandes, Thapas there.

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