Sri Nepala Sarkar
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


From 1846 to 1951 Nepál was virtually ruled by the Ráná family, a member of which always held the office of prime minister, the succession being determined by special rules. The last Ráná prime minister (and, until 18 Feb. 1951, Supreme C.-in-C.) was HH Máhárája Mohan Shumsher Jung Bahádur Ráná, who resigned in Nov. 1951.


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Books of Reference

  1. Statistical Information: A Department of Statistics was set up in Káthmándu in 1950.Google Scholar
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