Kathmandu, January 10:
Maoist leader Dr Baburam Bhattarai said today that pro-monarchy forces are posing â€œa big threat to people and democracyâ€.
Bhattarai released a novel, Raktakunda, which, as described by its author, Krishna Abiral, deals with conspiracies inside the royal palace. Addressing the book-launching ceremony, he said nobody can stop the people from making Nepal a democratic republic.
He accused some people and parties, who portray themselves as supporters of a democratic republic, backing the monarchists. â€œWe can smell a big conspiracy inside the residence of the PM,â€ he said.
CPN-UML leader Pradip Nepal and president of the FNJ Bishnu Nisthuri also commented on the book.