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Women account for 55pc of total PR candidates

Posted on: Monday, Nov 20, 2017

There are 7.1 percent Tharu contestants and 13.46 percent Dalit contestants while 17.31 percent contestants belong to the Madhesi and 3.7 percent to the Muslim communities, according to the EC.

the number of Madhesi males is 455 and females is 563; and the number of Muslim males is 81 and females is 157. Likewise, the number of candidates in the people with disabilities category, 158 are male, 115 females and one in the ‘others’ group …

EC makes public closed lists of PR candidates

Posted on: Friday, Nov 3, 2017

According to EC spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal, names of 783 indigenous male and 931 female and one another under the other category, 876 Khas Arya male and 997 female, 158 Tharu male and 262 female, 342 Dalit male and 497 female, 455 Madhesi male and 563 …

Meanwhile, CPN-UML candidates have emerged winners as mayor and deputy mayor in Mithila Municipality. UML candidate Hari Narayan Mahato has been elected to the post of mayor with 6,740 votes whereas his close contender Raj Kumar Mahato of Nepali Congress …

Elections have become costlier nowadays: Candidates

Posted on: Monday, Sep 11, 2017

Kaushalendra Sharma, the mayoral candidate of CPN (Maoist Centre), says the neighbors have a wide impact on Madhesi politics. “Here, politics is for money and money is for politics which is not good,” he said. According to mayoral candidate of the CPN-UML …

The NC and the Maoist Centre have forged an electoral alliance in Mithila Municipality, Dhanusha. 12 injured as NC activists clash SIRAHA: Twelve Nepali Congress (NC) activists were injured when two factions of the party clashed in Siraha on Wednesday.

The lists will be further sanctioned by senior Madhesi leaders of each party before being endorsed by the central leadership. Only few district committees of the major parties have managed to pick their candidates so far. UML, for instance, has decided to …

20 candidates obtained less than 100 votes in Kavre

Posted on: Sunday, Jun 11, 2017

Of the candidates obtaining less than hundred votes are from Naya Shakti Party-Nepal, Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Democratic and independent candidate, among others, obtained below 100 votes in the elections.Five candidates …

according to AFP. The vote has been split into two phases because of unrest in the southern plains bordering India, where the minority Madhesi ethnic group is refusing to participate until an amendment to the constitution is passed. Polling stations for …

Rastriya Janta Party Nepal, the major political grouping belonging to the Madhesi communities, however, did not field candidates for the first phase of election. The local level election is taking place across Nepal after a gap of 20 years. The local body …

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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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