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Red Star Over Nepal: No Need To Panic – Analysis

Posted on: Sunday, Dec 17, 2017

As expected, the Grand Leftist Alliance led by K.P. Oli swept the polls in Nepal both at national and provincial levels with the exception of Province 2 where the Madhesi groups have prevailed. In terms of performance it was one of the worst for the Nepali …

The biggest failure of Deuba has been his inability to get the two important Madhesi groups the RJP and the FSF-N into the democratic alliance. The two Madhesi groups have come to an understanding in sharing the seats in province number 2 by themselves and …

The FSF-N and the RJP of the Madhesi groups are demanding 35 percent of the parliamentary seats and 40 percent of the provincial seats in the first past the post system. 35 percent comes to 58 out of a total of 165 seats and 40 percent comes to 132 of the …

In the last election to the Madhesi majority province No. 2. , the Nepali Congress led with 40 seats followed by the Madhesi groups RJPN of Mahant Thakur and FSFN of Upendra Yadav with 25 and 26 respectively, followed by Maoist centre with 21 and the UML 18.

UML leaders also worry that Delhi would go far to keep their party at bay, much as it did to the dissenting Madhesi Janadhikar Forum and the Maoist party to enforce “a course correction” after the 2008 elections. But there are two major roadblocks to …

Nepal: Pathways To Resolution – Analysis

Posted on: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

RJPN was formed on April 20, 2017, by merging six prominent Madhesi parties, including the Tarai Madhes Democratic Party (TMDP), Sadbhavana Party (SP), National Madhes Socialist Party (NMSP), Madhesi People’s Rights Forum-Republican (MPRF-R), Tarai …

The film will go on floors in September first week and the major part of the film will be shot in Kerala. Mithila is best-known for featuring in web series’ like Girl In The City and Little Things . Currently AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS)’s shares owned …

The enthusiastic response of the people that included a substantial number from the plains in Provinces 1 and 5 should be a lesson to the Madhesi leaders of the RJP-N that their strategy of boycotting the elections had not worked. They have been made to …

Wisely, Deuba has chosen a small cabinet with three from the Nepali Congress, three from the Maoist Centre and one from the Terai group of Madhesi People’s Rights Forum- Democratic. The important post of Home Minister who has to oversee the three tier …

Nepal: Guarded Progress – Analysis

Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

RJPN was formed on April 20, 2017, by merging six prominent Madhesi parties, including the Tarai Madhes Democratic Party (TMDP), Sadbhavana Party (SP), National Madhes Socialist Party (NMSP), Madhesi People’s Rights Forum-Republican (MPRF-R), Tarai …

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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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