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Nepal’s agitating Madhesi parties have agreed to participate in the second phase of local-level elections to be held on Wednesday, the government said on Monday. Rastriya Janta Party Nepal (RJPN), Madhesi party and Biplab-led Maoist Party have fielded …

Kathmandu: Nepal’s agitating Madhesi parties have agreed to participate in the second phase of local-level elections to be held on Wednesday, the government said. Rastriya Janta Party Nepal (RJPN), Madhesi party and Biplab-led Maoist party have fielded …

Kathmandu: A meeting between Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and a key Madhesi party over the current crisis on Saturday failed to yield any results as the minority party insisted on amending the Constitution before the local body polls on 28 June.

Madhesis announce boycott of Nepal local polls

Posted on: Sunday, Jun 11, 2017

One section of Madhes-based parties, led by Upendra Yadav — chief of the Madhesi Jana Adhikar Forum, Nepal — and Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar — Madhesi Jana Adhikar Forum leader and Deputy Premier in the present coalition government — have already …

He called on the Madhesi parties, including the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, to participate in the second phase of elections on June 28 and urged them not to doubt his commitment on passing the constitution amendment Bill. Deuba said there is a slim chance …

He called on the Madhesi parties including the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) to participate in the second phase of elections on June 28 and urged them not to doubt his commitment on passing the Constitution amendment bill. Deuba said there is a slim …

They also rued that cases registered against Madhesi leaders had not been withdrawn, the increase in the number of new local units in Terai/Madhes was not enough and that thousands of eligible voters in the Terai had been left out. With the RJPN decision …

Madhesis to boycott local elections in Nepal

Posted on: Friday, May 26, 2017

After a meeting in Kathmandu, senior RJPN leaders said several accords between the government and Madhes-based parties had not implemented and cases against Madhesi leaders had not been withdrawn. The increase in new local government units in the Terai and …

Given the fractured verdict in Parliament and the opposition of KP Oli’s CPN(UML) – that has its voter base in the hills – against the Madhesi demands, a revised amendment draft was put forth last month. The Madhesi Morcha, an alliance of seven …

But ever since a new ambassador has come in, we are being told to give up the agenda,” a senior leader of the newly unified Madhesi party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal, told HT. Manjeev Singh Puri was in March appointed India’s ambassador to Kathmandu.

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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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