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So far, Nepali Congress has won in six local units, while Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Democratic has secured victory in two local units. UML and FSF-N have emerged victorious in one local unit each. NC has been elected to the top post in Inaruwa and Ramudhani …

Now the demands put forth during the Madhes protests need to be addressed. Now every party has to play positive role in creating environment to fulfill the demands of the Madhesi people,” he added. However, RJPN leaders have made a different claim.

“Our ethnic group, ‘Madhesi,’ was inspired strongly at that time not to stand as candidates. I was waiting for this moment.” Nepal historically has been divided into two broad ethnic groups: people originating from the hills, and those living in the …

Nepal Holds Second Round of Crucial Local Election

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

In 2015 and 2016 scores of people were killed, mainly in clashes with police, in protests by the local ethnic Madhesi against a new constitution that they say leaves them marginalised and favours those living in the hills of the Himalayan nation.

To justify the need for amending the constitution, Deuba said, “Once the constitution is amended, the grievances of Madhesi and aboriginal people will be addressed forever”. He is scheduled to go to his home city via Jogbuda, Belauri today.

Parties such as Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal, Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum, Nepal Communist Party-ML and Federal Limbuwan Forum have fielded their candidates for select posts. Jhapa comprises 15 local bodies, including eight municipalities and seven rural …

Five injured in blast at election office in Nepal

Posted on: Sunday, Jun 18, 2017

Rastriya Janta Party-Nepal, the major political grouping belonging to the Madhesi communities, did not field candidates for the first phase of election held on May 14. Election officer Kamal Panthi said they had received independent nominations for all the …

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

As RJPN has been demanding the constitution amendment prior to the election process, PM Deuba called up leaders of Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Madhesi People’s Right Forum- Democratic (MPRF-D) for the meeting.

As RJPN has been demanding the constitution amendment prior to the election process, PM Deuba called up leaders of Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Madhesi People’s Right Forum- Democratic (MPRF-D) for the meeting.

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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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