Posts tagged ‘Madhes



Madhes moves into election mode

Posted on: Monday, May 22, 2017

JANAKPUR, May 23: Madhesi political parties are gradually moving into election mode following the successful conclusion of the first phase of the local elections. Upendra Yadav, the president of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), has been visiting …

Likewise, in another violent incident, an ASI of Armed Police Force (APF) was dragged out of an ambulance and brutally murdered by the cadres of Madhesi Morcha in Jaleshwor of Mahottari district. As part of its bid to create an environment conducive for …

Likewise, in another such act of violence, an ASI of Armed Police Force (APF) was pulled out of an ambulance and inhumanely killed by the cadres of Madhesi Morcha in Jaleshwor of Mahottari district. In a bid to create the environment conducive for the …

Oppn, Madhes parties want local polls in single phase

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 29, 2017

According to General Secretary of the newly-formed Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Keshav Jha, the main opposition CPN-UML, Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), and Madhesi People’s Rights Forum (Democratic) asked the government to hold the election in a …

Oli said that the plan to hold the election in phases – in the districts of the hilly region in the first phase and in the Madhesi-dominant southern plains in the second phase – was one of the ‘designs’ to divide and destabilize the country. “That’s why …

Who represents the Madhes?

Posted on: Thursday, Apr 27, 2017

This is because the assumption seems to be that those who are representatives and implementers of the Madhesi mandate will govern Nepal. That’s why there are so many claims and counterclaims over the Madhes. Neither the Nepali Congress nor the CPN-UML …

Six Madhes parties unify as polls loom

Posted on: Friday, Apr 21, 2017

The new party which has been named Rastriya Janata Party includes the Tarai Madhes Democratic Party, Sadbhavana Party, National Madhes Socialist Party, Madhesi People’s Rights Forum-Republican, Tarai Madhes Sadhbhavana Party and Federal Sadhbhavana Party.

Gathabandhan move leaves locals in Madhes wary

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

The Madhes region will continue to remain tense if the government fails to conduct the elections convincing the agitating Madhesi parties, locals of Birgunj said. The Gathabandhan–an alliance of ethnic and Madhesi forces–announced an indefinite general …

RUKUM , April 5: Energy Minister Janardan Sharma today said the local level elections would be held only after addressing the demands of Madhesi community. Speaking at an interaction organised here on the topic of ‘local level elections and constitution …

He said that efforts are underway to bring the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) along for the election, adding that extremism will hurt the nation.”We all should go together. If extremism is seen in Madhesh then it is a huge loss for …

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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.