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Agitating Madhesi parties, however, have taken the adjournment of the House normally. Talking to THT Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal leader Laxman Lal Karna said that adjournment does not matter much as the government has committed to pass the bill before …

The government is preparing to increase the number of local units in Tarai districts according the agreement reached with Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha in order to bring them on board for elections. The House meeting was summoned for 1 pm today.

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 …

“Madhesi parties should be included in the local elections slated for May 14. Postponing the elections by five days won’t make any difference if that brings them [Madhesi parties] to the polls,” said Poudel during a press meet in Baglung on Sunda

Madhesi Morcha continues House boycott

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

Apr 11, 2017- The Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) boycotted the Legislature-Parliament meeting on Tuesday also. With the commencement of the meeting, SLMM affiliated lawmakers stood up from their respective seats and Speaker Onsari Gharti gave …

Speaking at the meeting, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Loktantrik) lawmaker Gita Rana demanded threshold less than three percent votes, claiming that the threshold of three percent votes would bar the political parties with new concepts.

UDMF lawmakers continue House boycott

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

KATHMANDU: The United Democratic Madhesi Front, an alliance of various Madhes-centric parties, has boycotted today’s parliament meeting. Lawmaker Dimpal Kumari Jha, speaking in the outset of the meeting from the UDMF side, urged the government to form a …

House session to end in a week

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 19, 2017

This means the constitution amendment bill will not be put to vote in this session. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had recently told the United Democratic Madhesi Front, which has launched street protest against the local polls, that the constitution …

Lawmakers of Madhesi parties walk out of House

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

KATHMANDU: Lawmakers of various parties affiliated to the United Democratic Madhesi Front walked out the Parliament on Tuesday, protesting the Saptari incident and what they called the government apathy towards UDMF’s demands. As soon as Speaker Onsari G …

CEC Yadav’s house vandalised in Saptari

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

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 …

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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.