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Nirajan Bir Bikram Dev Shah
Birth: 1978
Death: Jun. 1, 2001

Nepali royalty. Born the younger son of King Birendra and Queen Aiswarya of Nepal, he was second in line to the Nepalese throne. He was enrolled at Kathmandu College where he was studying financial management. On the third Friday of every month, the prince attended regular family gatherings held at Narayanhity Royal Palace. On Friday June 1, 2001 the royal family gathered for dinner at the Tribhvan Sadan of Narayanhity Royal Palace with over twenty other relatives. Just before 9:00 PM, wearing black army boots, a camouflage army jacket and trousers, and black leather gloves, Nirajanís elder brother, Crown Prince Dipendra entered carrying a number of firearms and began shooting. Firing more than one hundred rounds from at least three weapons, the Crown Prince perpetrated the worst massacre of royalty in modern history before shooting himself. Prince Nirajan was pronounced dead upon arrival at Birendra Military Hospital at 9:15 PM. Nirajan was one of ten members of the royal family who died of wounds sustained. The murders are thought to be the result of a bitter family argument regarding Prince Dipendraís choice of a bride. The body of Prince Nirajan was cremated in accordance with Vedic rites at Aryaghat. The funeral pyre of the Prince was lit by the Brahmins. (bio by: Iola) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered in the Bagamati River in Katmandu, Nepal
 
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Record added: May 01, 2003
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Nirajan Bir Bikram Dev Shah
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Nirajan Bir Bikram Dev Shah
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- sjm
 Added: Jun. 1, 2015
God bless you dear sir
- oldiebutgoodie
 Added: Jun. 1, 2015

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Jun. 1, 2014
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