Princess Shruti Marriage (1997) history of Nepal

Late princess Shruti Rajya Laxmi Shah Rana was the only daughter of King Birendra and Queen Aishwarya. She had an elder brother, Prince Dipendra and a younger brother Prince Nirajan. When the princess died along with her whole family including her father, mother, brothers, aunts and uncles; she was only 24 years old. A mother of a 7 months old Surangana and a 3-years-old Girvani, Shruti’s husband Kumar Gorakh was also injured in the Durbar Hatyakanda of 2001.

After Shruti’s death, her husband Gorakh Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana raised the infant daughters. Girvani Rana was born on January 22, 1998 and the younger daughter Surangana Rana was born on October 2, 2000.Kumar Gorakh Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana is a descendants of the Rana prime minister, Chandra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.

Gorakh and Shruti had married in a lavish ceremony on 7 May 1997 in Kathmandu. Just after 4 years of marriage, these two were separated by Shruti’s death. Gorakh remained single for six years and finally decided to get married on December 5, 2008. Gorakh Rana’s current wife, Deepti Chand, is the daughter of the younger brother of ex-prime minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand. Deepti and Gorakh also have a daughter from the second marriage. A senior level employee of Standard Chartered Bank in Kathmandu, Gorakh stays mostly away from the news.

Here is a video report on the historical marriage of the late princess of Nepal.


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Royal Couple – Prince William and Catherine Middleton

The following photos are the official pictures released from marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton:

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Britain’s Prince William, center left, and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, center right, i
n a group photograph with other members of Royal family. On the back row from left – Master Tom Pettifer, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Prince Harry, Michael Middleton, Carole Middleton, James Middleton, Philippa Middleton. In the front row from left, Grace van Cutsem, Eliza Lopes, Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II, Margarita Armstrong-Jones, Lady Louise Windsor, and William Lowther-Pinkerton. The photo was taken in the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace, following the royal wedding at Westminster Abbey, London, on Friday, April 29, 2011. Photo credits – Hugo Burnand, Clarence House

The British Royal Wedding – Royal Kiss

Royal prince and princess seal their marriage with the historic kiss on the Buckimgham Palace balcony. With this Kiss, the wedding is over for public.

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As the wedding wraps up, News24 seems to be reviving the April first prank started by the Himalayan Times. The news channel claims that Prince William and his newly wed wife Kate are coming to Nepal for their honeymoon.

While broadcasting the royal wedding live, it says preparations are being made for their week-long trip to the Himalayan country.

Here is the video clip of the news by Nepali TV channel: