Posts tagged ‘Madhesis



Kathmandu, Apr 23 (PTI) Nepal’s Madhesi parties have struck a deal with the Prachanda-led coalition government under which they would take part in the local body elections after a revised Constitution amendment bill is passed in Parliament through a fast …

The Government has maintained utmost flexibility to address the concerns of the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha, an alliance of seven Madhes-centric parties, to bring it on board the election process, Prachanda, also the chairman of the Maoist party …

Madhesis willing to participate in local polls

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

This was discussed in a meeting between the Madhesi leaders and the government of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, even as five political parties from Nepal’s plains united to form a single platform. “We have begun to negotiate with …

The Federal Alliance (Sanghiya Gathabandhan), an alliance of Madhesi and indigenous parties, made it clear on Sunday they would not take part in the elections if the government does not amend the statute, addressing their various demands. Nepal is on the …

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s agitating Madhesi parties today decided to boycott next month’s local elections and hold fresh protests, saying the content of the new Constitution amendment bill tabled in Parliament was different from what was agreed with the government.

Kathmandu, Apr 11 The Nepal government today tabled a new Constitution amendment bill in Parliament to address the demands of the agitating Madhesi parties which are demanding more representation and re-demarcation of state boundaries ahead of next month’s …

The new bill aims at addressing some of the key demands raised by United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF). The Parliament meeting was later adjourned for eight days, Speaker Onsari Gharti said. The Madhesi parties, that have been demanding more …

Chairman of Terai Madhesi Loktantrik Party Mahanta Thakur has accused the administration and judiciary in Nepal for discriminating against Madhesi people in the country. He was addressing a public rally in Bara district on Tuesday. The people of Madhes …

Madhesis reject Nepal PM’s offer

Posted on: Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

In a meeting with the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) leaders, Prachanda had urged them to participate in the upcoming local polls after amending the Constitution, setting aside the issue of state delineation for the time being. He had said the …

The government of Nepal will ensure greater representation of the Madhesi people in the local bodies, said a leading political figure from Kathmandu. Deputy-Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi said here on Tuesday, that the elections cannot be delayed and the …

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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.