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Nepal: Five of seven CM candidates named

Posted on: Saturday, Feb 10, 2018

In Province 2, the Madhesi alliance has a majority to form the government but the CM candidate has yet to be agreed to. Chief minister candidates are: Province 1 Sherdhan Rai UML, Province 3 Dormani Poudel UML, Province 5 Shankar Pokharel UML, Province 6 …

5 of 7 CM candidates named

Posted on: Saturday, Feb 10, 2018

Shahi and Bhatta are set to be elected the candidates. In Province 2, the Madhesi alliance has a majority to form the government but the CM candidate has yet to be agreed to.

The EC source said that while they have treated all the candidates to be representing the Madhesi community, order could not be breached for electing candidates from one community. According to Clause 34 (3) of the Directives on PR Provincial Assembly …

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 …

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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.