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Talking about recently formed Constituency Delimitation Commission, leader Gachhadar said that the CDC is not inclusive as it does not constitute representation of women, Madhesi, Dalit, indigenous and Janajati. “I have told the Prime Minister that there …

Communist Party Wins Local Elections in Nepal

Posted on: Friday, Jul 7, 2017

The smart selection of its candidates also succeeded in the districts where Tharu and Madhesi ethnic groups are a majority, he stressed. According to the newspaper, high turnout, which exceeded 73 percent, and the boycott decreed by Rastirya Janata Party …

Similarly, the party has performed well in Rupandehi, Banke and Kapilvastu districts where the population of Madhesi is significant. For the UML, which is often branded as an anti-Madhes party, the results are but encouraging. It has won 39 percent of …

The enthusiastic response of the people that included a substantial number from the plains in Provinces 1 and 5 should be a lesson to the Madhesi leaders of the RJP-N that their strategy of boycotting the elections had not worked. They have been made to …

EC proposes holding all elections by Nov 23

Posted on: Saturday, Jul 1, 2017

The third round of local polls is slated for September 18. The ruling parties have promised the dissenting Madhesi forces including the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, which boycotted both the phases of local elections, to address their demands of …

Members of the largest of the groups, the Madhesi, say their population requires far more territory than the province they were granted by the new constitution. The constitution, adopted two years ago, sparked months of protests by the ethnic groups …

Millions vote in Nepal in crucial local elections

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

Members of the largest of the groups, the Madhesi, say their population demands far more territory than the province they were granted by Nepal’s new constitution. The constitution, adopted two years ago, sparked months of protests by the ethnic groups …

Kathmandu: Nepal’s agitating Madhesi parties have agreed to participate in the second phase of local-level elections to be held on Wednesday, the government said. Rastriya Janta Party Nepal (RJPN), Madhesi party and Biplab-led Maoist party have fielded …

Kathmandu: Once again, Nepal’s Terai region is simmering with protests. The recently formed Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), a coalition of six Madhesi parties, has been leading protests in the southern plains of the country since the national …

People in Madhes say they need elections, not protests

Posted on: Saturday, Jun 17, 2017

“We need the changes that the local elections could bring about. Instead, the Madhesi parties which claim to resonate our voices are protesting to pressurize the government to fulfill their self-centered demands that do not benefit us in any way,” said …

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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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