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Reiterating that the RJP-Nepal was ready to participate in local-level election if the government addresses the demands signed with Madhesi Morcha, leader Thakur urged the government to create environment conducive for their participation in the polls.

Nepal set to hold first local polls in 20 years

Posted on: Saturday, May 13, 2017

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.

Gathabandhan to hold talks with PM today

Posted on: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Gathabandhan, a larger alliance of Madhesi and Janajati forces formed at the initiative of Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal (SSF-N) Chairman Yadav, now is led by Mahantha Thakur of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), which was formed last month after the …

UDMF, govt ink deal to hold local polls in two phases

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

KATHMANDU, April 22: The ruling alliance and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have reached an agreement to hold local-level elections in two phases. The meeting held at the Prime Minister’s residence, Baluwatar took this decision to this effect …

KATHMANDU: Major parties on Thursday held talks with the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front in a bid to convince them for local polls. Though the meeting could not make any concrete decision, the leaders considered it as a positive move as major …

Major parties hold talks with SLMM

Posted on: Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017- Major parties held a meeting with agitating Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) at Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s residence in Baluwatar on Thursday evening. PM Dahal had called the meeting in a bid to bring the agitating SLMM on …

The government has decided to hold the local polls on May 14. In the meeting, PM Dahal apprised the party leaders of his China visit and ongoing discussions with the Madhesi Morcha. During his visit to China, PM Dahal is scheduled to address the Boao Forum …

KATHMANDU: The largest party Nepali Congress said on Saturday that it will take an initiative to convince the United Democratic Madhesi Front to continue providing Madhesi parties’ support to the government in order to save the ruling coalition.

Ruling parties hold meeting with Madhesi leaders

Posted on: Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017

Leaders of the CPN (Maoist Center), Nepali Congress and the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) are present in the meeting. PM Dahal had met Tarai Madhes Democratic Party Chairman Mahantha Thakur, Sadbhavana Party Chairperson Rajendra Mahato and Federal …

Minister Thapa said that the agitating Madhesi parties should take part in the constitution amendment process adding that the amendment process could be put to vote if it weren’t passed through the Parliament.

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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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