Posts tagged ‘election



RJP alliance warns of protesting election

Posted on: Friday, May 26, 2017

The 26-point agreement raised by federal alliance, 11-point agreement raised by united democratic Madhesi front and the 3-point agreement raised by both alliance and front were yet to be implemented by the government, the meeting pointed. Moreover …

Madhes moves into election mode

Posted on: Monday, May 22, 2017

JANAKPUR, May 23: Madhesi political parties are gradually moving into election mode following the successful conclusion of the first phase of the local elections. Upendra Yadav, the president of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), has been visiting …

After conducting puja at Saswatdham of Rajahardham, PM Dahal said the second round of election would have participation of Madhesi political parties too. He stressed that second round of election would be held on the slated date of June 14. RSS

The election effect

Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017

The biggest unknown is how well Madhesi parties will do, since the first phase did not touch any of the Madhesi-majority Tarai districts. The one party that spoke out for Madhesis in the pre-2006 period, the Nepal Sadbhavana Party, won 3, 10 and 8 percent …

Nepal holds first local election in 20 years

Posted on: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

saying it concentrated power among the hill elite that has long dominated politics. The Madhesi threatened to boycott the local polls unless the constitution is rewritten.

Further, the vote has been split into two phases due to the unrest in the southern plains bordering India. In the plains, the minority Madhesi ethnic group refused to participate until an amendment to the constitution is passed. Meanwhile, in the remaining …

Nepal has been witnessing political instability. Although major Madhesi group, the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has decided to boycott the first phase of polls, two other Madhesi parties, Federal Socialist Party and Madhesi Peoples Forum Democratic would …

Nepal votes in first local election in 20 years

Posted on: Sunday, May 14, 2017

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. The remaining four provinces, considered …

The Nepal government tabled a new Constitution amendment bill in the Parliament to address the demands of the agitating Madhesi parties ahead of the local elections. Madhesis, mostly of Indian-origin, launched a prolonged agitation between September 2015 …

The election blunder

Posted on: Sunday, Apr 30, 2017

National integration is more important than elections to satisfy the ‘ego’ of certain persons linked to implementing the constitution in its current form Though late, the six constituent parties of United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF)—Mahanth …

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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.