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Hindustan Times India says Madhesi leaders should join Nepal pollsHindustan TimesMany believe New Delhi wields influence over Madhesi leaders because of the geographical proximity of the Terai region. India also has a stake in desiring political stability in the Terai because of the open border between the two countries. world …Madhesi parties preparing for polls, […]

India says Madhesi leaders should join Nepal polls

Posted on: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

A day after the Nepal government deferred polls to local bodies by a week, Indian ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri met top Madhesi leaders on Tuesday and took stock of the political situation. Media reports in Kathmandu said the Indian envoy insisted the …

Six Madhesis join Prachanda govt

Posted on: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The three lawmakers are from the Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar- led Nepal Democratic Forum, one of the major Madhesi parties. PTI

The three lawmakers are from the Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar- led Nepal Democratic Forum (NDF), one of the major Madhesi parties. Gachhadar was sworn in as the Deputy Prime Minister with Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development. Two other ministers …

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 …

Won’t join govt in present situation: Gachhadar

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

Mar 20, 2017- Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik Chairman Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar has said his party would not join the government in the given circumstances. “Our party can join the government only after a package deal on constitution amendment with …

The two leaders have also pledged support to the anti-government demonstrations being carried out by the Madhesi Morcha and the Sanghiya Gathabandhan Feb 24, 2017- The Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum Nepal and the Naya Shakti Nepal (NSN) on Thursday asked the …

Offer to join govt stokes differences in MJF-L

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 19, 2017

Jan 19, 2017- The governing parties’ offer to join the government has stoked serious differences in the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik (MJF-L). While MJF-L Chairman Bijay Kumar Gachhadar appears keen to join the government, many leaders in his party …

The agitating Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha in Nepal on Friday said it would not participate in local government elections until their demands are met through a constitutional amendment. The Morcha issued a strongly worded statement after three major …

The statement comes at a time when the government is reportedly preparing to file an amendment proposal in a bid to convince the Federal Alliance and the United Democratic Madhesi Front, which have been protesting the Constitution since its promulgation in …

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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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