ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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KATHMANDU-Outlines of Change

Bista as Prime' Minister of Nepal, and the constitution of a nine-member Council of Masters by King Mahendra under his own chairmanship, the 370- days old Bista regime came to an end; was neither sudden nor unexpected. Though he headed the marriage procession of Crown Prince Birendru on February 28, Bista knew what was In store for him It was as though he had done the job allotted to him, of displacing Surya Bahadur Thapa on April 7, 1969, and that in the new circumstances of today and the changed needs of Nepal he had outlived his usefulness.

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