Thanks again to our sharp-eyed readers. Cardboard cut-out was not Paras but the late King Tribhuvan. Democracy day is celebrated to honor King T's defeat of the Ranas in 1951. -=blogdai
Blogdai apologizes for this discrepancy. I am still not sure that the cardboard cut-out below is not that of Paras. The dimensions are too close to "Killer-P" as one reader put it. The shallow "flatness" is a dead ringer for our inebriated Prince.
So, in the name of good journalistic fairness, blogdai must relent and now make sport of Paras through some other means. Fortunately, every time a weekend concludes in Kathmandu, new Paras stories emerge- so stay tuned....