Defying traditions, family rules and cultures always comes with a price. Maharajkumari Rama Kumari Malla, a daughter of the late Prime Minister Maharaja Padma Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana, a liberal prime minister, who quit his position rather than compromising his belief, had to pay a price, too. As her father left the country, Maharajkumari Malla rebelled against all odds and stood firmly to live on her wishes and conscience in the country. As she was confident of herself and her mission, Maharajkumari Malla drove her life as per her wishes. For her relatives, her self confidence resembled arrogance or egoism. A successful tourism entrepreneur, Maharajkumari Malla, who has been traveling around the world and attending high level ceremonies representing the Mahrajkumaris of Nepal, narrates her stories, which are full of rebellion, in the context of the contemporary aristocratic society
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