Dhading, June 3 :
Standing committee member of the CPN-UML Bam Dev Gautam today urged the King to abdicate before the conduction of the election to a Constituent Assembly and live like a commoner.
Addressing a mass meeting in Dhadingbesi, the district headquarters of Dhading, the former deputy prime minister said: â€œIf the King does not announce his abdication, the parliament will absolve him of all his special rights.â€
â€œThe peopleâ€™s movement has restored peopleâ€™s rights. All the rights enjoyed by the King have been snatched,â€ Gautam further said.