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The EPG was constituted during Mr. Oli’s India visit on 20 February 2016 towards the end of the blockade that was imposed by the Madhesi agitators from Nepal’s plains bordering U.P. and Bihar. As per the agreement, the EPG is to consist of eight …

On August 21, the Nepalese parliament failed to endorse the much-awaited Constitution amendment bill to address the issues of the Madhesi people as the ruling coalition could not garner the two-thirds majority required for its passage. Deuba said both …

RPP to take call on amendment vote later

Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017

“We are positive about addressing the demands of the Madhesi community,” said Thapa. He further clarified that a bill related to the revival of Hindu State, which was forwarded by his party also required to be tabled at the House. He was of the view …

Deuba’s immediate challenge is to complete the ongoing elections. But the task has become more difficult with one of the Madhesi parties vowing to boycott the election due to be held on 28 June. Deuba has listed as his main priorities the amending the …

The first local elections in 19 years have raised great expectations but also generated a lot of tension. Madhesi parties are protesting, demanding changes to the constitution before the vote. Encouraged by victories in India, Nepal’s Hindu monarchists …

Nepal team in India amid call for stir

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

The visit of the parliamentarians came even as the Madhesi agitators called for a strike in Nepal on Friday protesting against the local-level election which was announced without completing the amendment process. “The election process is necessary.

Prez, PM of Nepal call for unity and cooperation

Posted on: Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

mostly Indian-origin. Amendment of the Constitution to redraw the provincial boundary of the country is the key demand of the Madhesi parties.

After months of an anti-constitution movement and economic blockade, the Madhes-based political parties from the Terai region – and … movement between August 2015 and February 2016, the Madhesi and Tharu leaders held 36 rounds of talk with the …

His grip on power has been in question for months. Kunda Dixit, editor of the Nepali Times weekly, said Prachanda could resolve the deadlock in the south by bringing the Madhesi parties and the Nepali Congress on board in a government that includes major …

“We invite all political parties including the Nepali Congress and the Madhesi groups to join this cabinet to make it a national government and resolve all outstanding problems,” Rimal told Reuters. Kunda Dixit, editor of the Nepali Times, said Prachanda …

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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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