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Tourism and Civil Aviation Madhesi Janadhikari Forum-Loktantrik-Gopal Dahit: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation CPN (United)-Mithila Chaudhary: Minister for Population and Environment Deuba, after his election as the 40th Prime …

But as Deuba returns to the top office, he is confronted with numerous challenges. First among them is political unrest among the Madhesi ethnic minority, which is concentrated in the southern plains region that the constitution provisionally named Province 2.

Wisely, Deuba has chosen a small cabinet with three from the Nepali Congress, three from the Maoist Centre and one from the Terai group of Madhesi People’s Rights Forum- Democratic. The important post of Home Minister who has to oversee the three tier …

Nepal: Deuba— 40th Prime Minister

Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017

Wisely, Deuba has chosen a small cabinet with three from the Nepali Congress, three from the Maoist Centre and one from the Terai group of Madhesi People’s Rights Forum- Democratic. The important post of Home Minister who has to oversee the three tier …

Can Nepal’s New Prime Minister Avert a Crisis?

Posted on: Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

It is not an easy task, as amending the constitution to address Madhesi demand will require a two-third majority vote in Parliament, something the Prachanda government failed to achieve. On a positive note, however, Deuba secured nearly two-thirds of …

This process has been hindered by the Madhesi, a minority group living along the border with India who have vowed to obstruct the polls unless the constitution is amended to give them a larger political voice. The proposed changes, which would see Nepal …

Mr Deuba also played a key role in bringing the Madhesi parties on board for the second phase of the local-level elections. Mr Deuba, who has been elected to parliament from far-western Dadeldhura district, has promised to amend the new constitution to …

Addressing the second session of the House, Mr Deuba laid out his government’s three main priorities- holding three-tiers of elections by January 21, 2018; amending the constitution to address the demands of the Madhes-centric parties and Madhesi people …

The provincial polls could pose a challenge for Deuba, mainly because the Madhesi ethnic group in the country’s south has vowed to obstruct the vote unless the size of their territory carved out in the constitution is expanded to give them a greater …

CPN-Maoist Centre, Madhesi Peoples Rights Forum Democratic, Rastriya Prajatantra Party and other fringe parties have agreed to vote in favour of Deuba. Deuba is likely to form a small Cabinet on Wednesday which will be expanded in a few days and some of …

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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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