The Nepali Congress has officially declared that it supports a democratic republic, but those royalists are still active within the party and are trying to sabotage party plans. A highly-placed source informed us that because the NC royalists have not been given major responsibilities, they are meeting every day to conspire against the party. The prime minister's daughter Sujata Koirala recently came out and publicly supported the monarchy. Others in the camp include KB Gurung, Laxman Ghimire, Sunil Kumar Bhandari, Binaya Dhoj Chand, Khum Bahadur Khadka, Gobinda Raj Joshi, Chiranjibi Wagle, Bijay Kumar Gachhedar, Ram Krishna Tamrakar, and Purna Bahadur Khadka. It is understood that this camp started getting stronger after the NC unification. The group says had it not been for the Maoists, NC would never have supported the proposal of democratic republic.