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Nepal is now preparing for general elections to be held Nov. 26, despite ongoing disputes over changes to the constitution and the longstanding marginalization of southern Nepal’s ethnic Madhesi population. In an email interview, George Varughese …

The provincial and parliamentary polls are scheduled to be held simultaneously in two phases on November 26 and December 7. Madhesi leaders said the regional parties look forward to faring better than they did in the first Constituent Assembly elections in …

“The UML should change its current stance on Madhes and accept the demands of the Madhesi people.” Political analyst Chandra Kishore Jha, however, said these preliminary results were expected. “I was of the view that the NC and the UML would fight …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

Kathmandu (Nepal), Sep 19 (ANI): Nepal on Monday saw a high turnout of nearly 73 percent in the final phase of the local level elections in a Madhesi-dominated province, close to the border with India, as the nation took a crucial step towards cementing …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

Kathmandu: Polls opened on Monday in a Madhesi-dominated province of Nepal, close to the border with India, for the final phase of the first local-level election in two decades as the nation took a crucial step towards cementing democracy amid political …

Nepal holds final phase of landmark local polls

Posted on: Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Simmering tensions have remained and a political party representing the Madhesi ethnic minority, who live in the lowlands that border India, had refused to take part in polls unless an amendment to the constitution was passed. They later softened their …

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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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