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Himalayan Times Left alliance fails to tie up with Madhesi parties for National Assembly pollsHimalayan TimesAttempts to forge an electoral alliance for the National Assembly election between the left alliance (CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre) and Madhes-based parties (Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal) failed after the left alliance …

Madhes-Mithila-Bhojpura and Madhesi-Awadh-Tharuwan. The faction including Ramesh Dhungel, Sabitri Gurung and Sarbaraj Khadka had submitted another report proposing six provinces with names to be decided by the Parliament. RJP-N General Secretary Manish …

The Nepali Congress today proposed to allocate four National Assembly seats for two Madhesi parties — the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal in Province 2 and two for itself. NC leaders Gopal Man Shrestha, Ram Sharan Mahat …

There was also the question of the Madhes protests and the Madhesi parties demand for constitutional amendment. Though we have not seen any concrete change towards fulfilment of Madhesi parties’ demands and the constitution has not been amendment …

Left Alliance set to form majority government in Nepal

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 28, 2017

His commitment amounted to surrendering Nepal’s dignity to India. The NC coaxed a few Madhesi leaders, who have been working as the “strategic agents” of southern neighbor, to hurt the majority of populace. Just ahead of the poll, the NC government had …

Left Alliance wins Nepal’s elections

Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017

The remaining seats have been divided among smaller parties, including the Federal Socialist Forum (FSP) and the Rashtriya Janatha Party (RJP), which claim to represent ethnic minorities, including the Madhesi and Janajati people. Having a total of 174 …

Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal Chairperson Rajendra Mahato today claimed that they could cooperate only with forces that were interested in addressing Madhes issues. Speaking to journalists in Janakpurdham of Dhanushatoday, RJP-N Chair Mahato said his party …

The incumbent centrist Nepali Congress party, a loose alliance with Madhesi parties and former royals, won less than two dozen seats. The Nepali Congress is seen as being close to India.

Nepal’s Left alliance gets majority

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

CPN-UML chairman K.P. Oli is likely to lead the new government. The combined strength of the two Madhesi parties, Rastriya Janata Party and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, has reached 21. RJP secured 11 seats whereas FSFN won 10. The remaining four seats …

Protesters had blocked the border with India for months, cutting off fuel and other supplies. The combined strength of the two Madhesi parties has reached 19. If they merge, the post of party president and the country’s president will be shared between …

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About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.

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