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In the Heart of Nepal’s Madhes Movement

Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017

It has taken on earnestness since September 2015, when a new constitution was finally ratified. Currently, some Madhesi leaders are seeking to block local-level elections, which are being held in three stages across the country for the first time since …

Govt to withdraw Tharu, Madhesi movement cases

Posted on: Friday, May 19, 2017

The government decision to withdraw cases against the Tharu and Madhesi activists comes a day after the RJPN leaders’ call for postponing second phase of polls. Their constitution amendment demand is also yet to be addressed. Meanwhile, the Cabinet …

दैनिक जागरण Madhesi movement now again starts in nepal 3 people killed and 14 injurerd in firingदैनिक जागरणनेपाल में एक बार फिर मधेशी आंदोलन की गूंज सुनाई दे रही है। कल फिर मधेशी मोर्चा के कार्यकर्ता और पुलिस में झड़प हो गई जिसमें तीन की मौत हो गई और चौदह लोग घायल हो गए। पूर्वी […]

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The government has decided to provide 1 million each to the families of those killed during the Madhesi movement. A Cabinet meeting held in Singha Durbar on Thursday decided to this effect. As many as 52 people including 10 security …

Nai Dunia Families of who killed in Madhesi movement to get 10 lakh …Nai Duniaनेपाल की नई सरकार ने मधेशी आंदोलन के दौरान मारे गए लोगों के परिजनों को दस लाख रुपये की आर्थिक सहायता का एलान किया …Families of those killed in Madhesi protests to get Rs one million …दैनिक जागरणसभी ३ समाचार लेख »

The five-month-long agitation in southern Terai region has not yielded any positive results. As a result the Madhesi leaders felt the need to reignite the movement in order to achieve their basic rights in the newly adopted constitution.

Fresh movement only option left: SP Chair Mahato

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 16, 2016

Addressing an interaction organised on the 26th anniversary of the party here today, Mahato said the Madhesi forces would launch Kathmandu-centric agitation along with indigenous nationalities this time around. He flayed the government for being …

UDMF secretariat told to prepare blueprint of movement

Posted on: Thursday, Mar 31, 2016

United Democratic Madhesi Front today directed its constituents to prepare for another movement to begin from mid-April. According to Spokesperson for National Madhes Socialist Party Keshav Jha, the UDMF will wait and see till mid-April. If the major …

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

Why the Madhes movement failed

Posted on: Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

Though the movement was led by the Madhesi Front, there were other Madhes-based parties that were also on the streets protesting the new constitution. Madhesi leader Jaya Prakash Gupta outlines 10 mistakes the Front made that led to the failure of the …

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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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