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Following the adoption of the new Constitution in 2015, the ethnic Madhesi group, mostly of Indian-origin, protested for months, saying they were not getting enough territory in one of the states and were also facing discrimination. The polls are a major …

The fate of top Madhesi leaders too will be decided by this round of polls. According to the Election Commission, the polling was largely peaceful despite fears of violence by some splinters groups. Nepal has adopted a mixed electoral system as guaranteed …

Bihar: Lord Ganesha to appear for exam in University? The goof-up was noticed at Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) in Darbhanga, almost 150 kilometres from the state capital. However, the incident only highlighted the casual approach being adopted by …

“We are taking part in the local polls does not mean we are deviating from our agendas, we will organise protest programmes after the elections as demands put forth my Madhesi people have not been heeded,”. Chairman Yadav warned. “Madhesi people …

At a time when Nepal is on the verge of holding local elections on May 14, the step taken by the Federal Alliance — an alliance of Madhesi and Janjati parties — added further complications in holding the three-tier elections — local, provincial and …

Federal Alliance unveils protest programs

Posted on: Sunday, Apr 16, 2017

KATHMANDU, April 16: Federal Alliance (FA) made up of various pro-ethnic federalism Janajati and Madhesi parties on Sunday has unveiled different protest programs with a view to disrupting the local polls slated for May 14. According to the press release …

The task force will prepare protest activities in consultation with top leaders of the FA and the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF),” said General Secretary of Rastriya Madhesh Samajbadi Party (RMSP), Keshav Jha. The task force members include …

They also stated that the ongoing protest being staged by the United Democratic Madhesi Front cadres was necessary and have also expressed that they would join the UDMF in their protest.

They also stated that the ongoing protest being staged by the United Democratic Madhesi Front cadres was necessary and have also expressed that they would join the UDMF in their protest.

Saud also urged the main opposition party, CPN-UML, and the Madhesi Front to be flexible towards constitution amendment and the local level elections. CPN-UML leader Lal Babu Pandit called on the government to create environment conducive for the election …

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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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