Former king Gyanendra Shah today offered homage at different temples including the Bhairavi Temple in Nuwakot on Saturday.
The former monarch accompanied by family also paid homage at the Rudreshwar Mahadev temple at Bidur and at Ram temple at Battar in Nuwakot.
The former king, along with former queen Komal, former crown princess Himani and former Nava Yuvraj Hridayendra offered prayers at the Bhairavi Temple for half an hour.
Local holy men, Hindu organisations and leaders and cadres of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal had welcomed the former royals at the temple. Locals welcomed the former king and queen handing them flowers and placing auspicious urns in front of their houses.
The former king who disembarked from the vehicle at the Battar Campus gate walked some 500 metres to the Ram Temple.
The former king declined to talk to journalists gathered at Battar, saying this was his purely personal visit.
When his personal secretary, pointing to the journalists, said that they were journalists, the former King said: “I came here to pay homage to Bhawani (goddess). May peace prevail in the country again. This is purely mu personal visit. I don’t want to talk about other issues now.” RSS