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UDMF lawmakers continue House boycott

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

KATHMANDU: The United Democratic Madhesi Front, an alliance of various Madhes-centric parties, has boycotted today’s parliament meeting. Lawmaker Dimpal Kumari Jha, speaking in the outset of the meeting from the UDMF side, urged the government to form a …

SLMM lawmakers boycott Parliament meeting

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 19, 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 …

Feb 28, 2017- The Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha has decided to boycott the local elections slated for May 14. A meeting of the SLMM convened at Bijulibazaar in Kathmandu on Tuesday finalised its position following a meeting with the ruling parties …

But, they cannot vote for village head election as there is no provision for panchayati raj in these villages, which are spread across the Terai region. S Lal, president of Van Gram Association, said: “We have voting rights in state assembly elections as …

FA, UDMF lawmakers boycott Parliament meeting

Posted on: Friday, Nov 11, 2016

KATHMANDU: Lawmakers associated with the Federal Alliance (FA) and the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) boycotted the Parliament meeting on Friday, demanding the government implement the three-point agreement signed with them.

UDMF continues House boycott

Posted on: Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

KATHMANDU: Expressing dissatisfaction over some provisions of the Constitution, lawmakers of the protesting United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) boycott the House meeting today as well. Soon after the Parliament meeting commenced, lawmakers of the …

Objecting the government’s act of arresting Madhesi people and Tharus on false charges, Chaudhary exited from the meeting saying the Tarai-Madhes parties have boycotted today’s meeting. Meanwhile, in today’s zero hour of the parliament, lawmakers expressed …

Kathmandu: An alliance of agitating Madhesi and other minority groups seeking more rights and representation in Nepal’s new Constitution today snubbed Prime Minister KP Oli by boycotting an all-party meeting called by him to resolve the current political …

KATHMANDU, May 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli tabled the 25th annual report of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), 2014/15 in the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Wednesday. Similarly, Minister for Law, Justice and …

PDCC report in CA amid Maoist, Madhesi boycottE KantipurKATHMANDU, JAN 14 – In an indication of further political polarisation, the report of the Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee was tabled at the Constituent Assembly on Tuesday even as the UCPN (Maoist) and Madhes-based parties boycotted the …and more »

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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.