Kathmandu, Apr 17 (UNI) King Gynendra today held talks with former prime ministers of Nepal.
King Gyanendra granted met former Prime Ministers Krishna Prasad Bhattarai and Surya Bahadur Thapa separately at the Narayanhiti Royal Palace today.
The founder president of Nepali Congress, Mr Bhattarai said that he discussed the country's overall political situation with the King and said that the situation will change soon.
''The present situation will change and democracy will be restored. It should be restored,'' Mr Bhattarai told reporters after he came out of the palace.
Similarly former prime minister and president of Rastriya Janashakti Party, Surya Bahadur Thapa told he has suggested the King to hold talks with the constitutional forces .
''I have told the King to initiate dialogue with the parties'', Mr Thapa told reporters adding that the situation will be changed soon.
The King had granted separate audiences to the ambassadors of India, China and the US yesterday.
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