Posts tagged ‘hopes



Keeping old hopes alive

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

They cannot repeat the ten-year Maoist insurgency again. The same holds true of the Madhesi and Janjati parties, who have rightly adopted the electoral path to solving the intractable problems of ethnic injustice. The open public sphere, the electoral …

Immediately, Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president Deuba called on forces such as the Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal and Madhesi parties like Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) to join a “broader …

Hopes and Fears

Posted on: Monday, Dec 4, 2017

and Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (MJF), decided to forge an electoral alliance – the Democratic Alliance – for the upcoming elections. Reacting against the Left Alliance, NC Central Working Committee (CWC) on October 6, 2017, concluded that the Left Alliance …

The ethnic Madhesi group protested for months, saying they did not get enough territory in the province assigned to them. They said they deserved more land because they represented a bigger population. Their protest blocked the border with India for months …

The ethnic Madhesi groups protested for months saying they did not get enough territory in the province assigned to them. They said they deserved more land because they represented a bigger population. Their protest blocked the border with India for months …

Following the adoption of the new constitution in 2015, the ethnic Madhesi group protested for months, saying they weren’t getting enough territory in one of the states and were also facing discrimination. Violent clashes not only left more than 50 people …

Stating that the party had always worked in favour of a prosperous Madhes and empowered Madhesi people, it has called on the Madhesi people to vote for the party in the election.

“I had prepared a new Constitution amendment bill just today,” he said while addressing the 19th anniversary function of the Reporter’s Club in the Capital, “This proposal is based on the discussions held with the Madhesi Front and the (main opposi …

Parties pin hopes on informal talks

Posted on: Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is set to meet Sadbhawana Party leader Rajendra Mahato tomorrow morning and leaders of United Democratic Madhesi Front in the afternoon, according to Mahato. Speaker urged leaders at today’s meeting held in the …

The earthquakes were followed by internal turmoil as Madhesis living in the Terai plains bordering India blocked the border for more than four months to push their demands for changes in the country’s new Constitution. The blockade, lifted last month …

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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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