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KATHMANDU: Nepal’s agitating Madhesi parties today decided to boycott next month’s local elections and hold fresh protests, saying the content of the new Constitution amendment bill tabled in Parliament was different from what was agreed with the government.

“Though the party differs on some points in the amendment bill, it would support the bill if it ensures participation of Madhesi parties in the local level elections slated for May 14,” reads a statement issued by the party spokesperson Sushil Kumar …

The new bill aims at addressing some of the key demands raised by United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF). The Madhesi parties, that have been demanding more representation in all state mechanism, are opposing the local body elections slated for May 14.

Kathmandu, Apr 11 The Nepal government today tabled a new Constitution amendment bill in Parliament to address the demands of the agitating Madhesi parties which are demanding more representation and re-demarcation of state boundaries ahead of next month’s …

The UML will never support any demand that is against federalism,” said Bhattarai. Bhattarai argued that the demand put forth by the Madhesi parties to disenfranchise chiefs and deputy chiefs of rural municipalities and municipalities from casting votes …

The new bill aims at addressing some of the key demands raised by United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF). The Parliament meeting was later adjourned for eight days, Speaker Onsari Gharti said. The Madhesi parties, that have been demanding more …

The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), meanwhile, has opposed the new constitution amendment that the government has proposed. Speaking in the parliament Tuesday afternoon lawmaker Tarai-Madhes Loktantrik Party (TMLP) Kabal Ahmed Shah said the …

Prime Minister Dahal claimed that the proposed bill has paved the way for the parties affiliated with United Democratic Madhesi Front and Federal Alliance to take part in the local level elections, and asked the Committee members to endorse it in order to …

Govt drafts new constitution amendment bill

Posted on: Sunday, Apr 9, 2017

Although Nayak said the government had prepared the new draft of the bill with the consent of the United Democratic Madhesi Front, front leaders dismissed his claim. Chair of Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal Upendra Yadav said the government had not informed …

Maoist Centre in bid to withdraw amendment bill

Posted on: Friday, Apr 7, 2017

has decided to withdraw the constitution amendment bill tabled in Parliament and register another proposal addressing five issues with an aim to involve the agitating Madhesi Morcha in the local level election. A meeting of the party headquarters held at …

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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.