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There will be 550 voters from provincial assemblies in addition to 1,488 from the local units. The Madhesi-centric parties were against allowing the chair and vice-chair to vote for the National Assembly members. In line with their demand, the government …

The Parliament today passed the Madhesi Commission Bill unanimously. Other two bills — Tharu Commission Bill and Muslim Commission Bill — that were listed in the Parliamentary business schedule could not be passed due to lack of quorum. In today’s …

UML blamed for failure to pass amendment bill

Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017

The long-awaited constitution amendment bill, brought to address the demands of agitating Madhesi forces, failed to garner two-third majority in the Parliament yesterday. A meeting of the party’s central headquarters held today at Chairman Pushpa Kamal …

Nepal Parliament divided over amendment bill

Posted on: Monday, Aug 21, 2017

Isn’t this the Constitution of Madhesi, of Tharu, of Muslim, of Indigenous groups, of Women’s and so-called Dalits, minorities and privileged groups?” Nepali Congress Law Maker Chin Kaji Shrestha questioned opposition. “To include the voice of all the …

Isn’t this the Constitution of Madhesi, of Tharu, of Muslim, of Indigenous groups, of Women’s and so-called Dalits, minorities and privileged groups?,”Shrestha questioned opposition. “To include the voice of all the people and as per the need of the time …

RPP to vote against constitution amendment bill

Posted on: Sunday, Aug 20, 2017

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

Leader Rayamajhi referring to Madhesi leader said ruling parties, Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and Maoists as all their demands have not been addressed in the constitution as they had wished. He also urged Madhesi parties to be flexible and accept the …

After a long deliberation, Nepal government has advanced with the amendment bill in a move to bring the agitating Madhesi parties on board to take part in the third phase of the local-level polls slated for next month.

Nepal govt to put Amendment Bill to voting next week

Posted on: Saturday, Aug 12, 2017

After a long deliberation, Nepal government has advanced with the amendment bill in a move to bring the agitating Madhesi parties on board to take part in the third phase of the local-level polls slated for next month. Leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party …

The RPP supremo also took the opportunity to dwell on its agenda of reinstatement of Hindu State identity, protection of the rights of Madhesi communities and a corruption-free administration. “As we have a better agenda, we deserve to win,” he said.

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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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