Posts tagged ‘Madhesi

This agreement and compromise has helped assure people of the completion of polls. Tula Narayan Shah is a Madhesi rights and political activist, and executive director of the Nepal Madhesh Foundation. Mukul Humagain and Kabindra Purush Dhakal talked with …

The Parliament today passed the Madhesi Commission Bill unanimously. Other two bills — Tharu Commission Bill and Muslim Commission Bill — that were listed in the Parliamentary business schedule could not be passed due to lack of quorum. In today’s …

Swaraj meets leaders of key Madhesi party in Nepal

Posted on: Friday, Aug 11, 2017

During the meeting, they discussed the latest political situation, the upcoming third phase of local level elections and the demands of the Madhesi people, which the party has been advocating for the past couple of years

Hindustan Times Prominent Madhesi party to boycott second phase of Nepal local pollsHindustan TimesThe Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal will organise local strikes in Madhes, Tharuhat and Limbuwan focusing on the nomination days–June 13 to 16–and a national indefinite general strike from June 24. world Updated: Jun 11, 2017 21:26 IST. Anil Giri …Nepal's Madhesi party RJP-N […]

Kathmandu [Nepal], July 30 (ANI): A Member of Nepal Parliament on Sunday threatened to quit from his post if the government fails to address the demands of the Madhesh based parties on time. Dimple Kumari Jha, MP from Rastriya Janata Party- Nepal said the …

Makers announce ‘Madhesi Putra-2’

Posted on: Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

Organizing a press meet at the Madhesh Media House on Tuesday, Anuragi Films Private Limited released the banner of ‘Madhesi Putra-2’. Enthused by the movie’s unprecedented monetary return and popularity in Madhesh, the directors came up with the …

Flood victims: Were Madhesi protests genuine?

Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

At other times, we are worthless to them.” Another flood victim, Chandan Jha of Tilathi, said, “The Madhesi leaders don’t necessarily have to bring the relief to our doorsteps. But they should have at least attempted to understand our plight.

Hindustan Times Five Madhesi parties unite ahead of local polls in NepalHindustan TimesFive prominent Madhes-based parties announced their unification on Thursday, becoming the fifth largest party in Nepal's Parliament. world Updated: Apr 20, 2017 21:49 IST. Anil Giri Hindustan Times, Kathmandu. five Madhesi parties unite. File photo of …Five Madhesi parties unify to form Rastriya […]

The Indian Express Nepal Police Fire on Madhesi Protesters, Killing at Least 3New York TimesKATHMANDU, Nepal — The police fired on ethnic Madhesi protesters in eastern Nepal on Thursday, killing at least three of them in the latest flare-up of political tensions over Nepal's Constitution. Members of the Madhesi group have been demanding …Nepal: 3 […]

Its supporters vandalised offices of Madhesi Forum, a rival political outfit participating in the elections, in other parts of Nepal including Janakpur. RJP leaders have told the Nepali Congress and Maoist Party coalition government that the elections must …

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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.