September 14, 1846 CE – Jang Bahadur and His Soldiers Execute the Kot Massacre

September 14, 1846 CE – Jang Bahadur and His Soldiers Execute the Kot MassacreRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons During the mid-1840s, the Nepalese government had become a drama filled with twists and turns. In order to create a steadier operation from day to day at the highest levels of government, a complex system of checks and balances was created involving the royal family, Prime Minister and other administrators in September 1845. A year later, the power struggle boiled over on the night of September 14, 1846 when Jang Bahadur — on the orders of the queen — locked the rest of the leadership coalition in the palace armory. […]