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Chinese Maneuvers in Nepali Politics

Posted on: Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017

Selecting candidates has become a major issue that threatens to unravel the alliance. The NC and the two Madhesi parties are all influential in the eastern Terai and, thus, have to negotiate strong claims by its own candidates for nominations. The …

Nepali Congress releases election manifesto

Posted on: Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017

The paper states that the NC would take a lead in amending the constitution for addressing the concerns of the Madhesi people with an aim to make it broadly acceptable. The party document blames the UML for the failure of Parliament to endorse the charter …

Nepali Stalinist parties form a new alliance

Posted on: Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

However, that constitution has faced severe criticism from the parties based on ethnic minorities, including the Madhesi and Janajati, for alleged discrimination against their communities. To placate the minorities and end violent protests, the government …

Nepali Congress and Nepal Democratic Forum unified

Posted on: Monday, Oct 16, 2017

The unification was needed to make the constitution enforcement effective, further consolidate the base of democracy and to address the issues concerning Madhesi, Tharu, indigenous nationalities, marginalised and women at the backdrop when attempts were …

Nepal Loktantrik Forum unifies with Nepali Congress

Posted on: Monday, Oct 16, 2017

A former Congress leader, Gachhadar had won elections in 1991, 1994 and 1999 under the NC banner. He joined Madhesi Janadhikar Forum led by Upendra Yadav in 2008 after being expelled by the NC. He won the 2008 Constitution Assembly Election with the MJF.

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism

Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017

Narendra Modi’s government in Delhi supported the Madhesi protesters by imposing an unofficial blockade of vital imports for nearly five months in 2015-16, crippling Kathmandu and the rest of the country, which was (and is) still recovering from 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.

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