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In the last election to the Madhesi majority province No. 2. , the Nepali Congress led with 40 seats followed by the Madhesi groups RJPN of Mahant Thakur and FSFN of Upendra Yadav with 25 and 26 respectively, followed by Maoist centre with 21 and the UML 18.

Find out more about the progress of recovery, and learn about traditional Mithila Art from Award winning artist Ajit Sah. Boston, MA, May 16, 2017 –(PR.com)– Relief 2.0 will be running Art Impact – Nepal – an International photo and photography exhibit.

But, there was a long list of “missed opportunities.” “To start with, throughout the year of 2016, very little was done politically to address the concerns of the Madhesi parties about the new constitution, and the disagreements over the amendment …

Even though a new charter was adopted in September 2015, and a new coalition government led by Khadga Prasad Oli’s UML party took power, the historic moment was marred by bloodshed in street clashes in the southern Terai region bordering India.

Both sides agreed to closely monitor progress of all development and infrastructure projects such as the Terai Roads, the cross-border rail links, development of integrated check-posts, cross-border transmission line projects, hydro-power project …

Nepal’s Earthquake Recovery Process Bogs Down

Posted on: Monday, Jun 20, 2016

Protests near the India–Nepal border, based on Madhesi communities’ genuine demands for amendments to the constitution, brought about the border’s effective closure. Protests continued for 135 days, giving way in February. Nepal is dependent on India …

In its defense, India worries about the marginalization of Nepal’s Madhesi people of Indian origin, but blames Nepal’s problems on internal discontent and heavy-handed suppression of dissent. India now has something new to worry about; that it has …

But it was a certain dent in the relations. Before the relations could recover from Kathmandu’s mishandling of earthquake, the Madhesi uprising paved way for a political turmoil in the Himalayan country. Madhesi – the people of Indian-origin living in …

To add to Nepal’s woes, life in the country was almost paralysed for about six months last year after the minority Madhesi community group blocked southern trade routes with India. The protest was triggered by the adoption of a new constitution in …

We’re just trying to do the best we can ourselves.” The situation was further exacerbated in the winter months by the effects of a blockade at the Indian border, as the Madhesi ethnic minority protested against a new national constitution. Nothing could be …

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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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