Posts tagged ‘Nepali



Nepali New Year Resolutions!

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 15, 2017

Our Madhesi netas tell us that they will be boycotting the local elections. Our Doctor Saheb tells us that he will flex his muscles if the Election Commission does not give him his election symbol. And Hisila Didi seems to be smoking something illegal.

The first local elections in 19 years have raised great expectations but also generated a lot of tension. Madhesi parties are protesting, demanding changes to the constitution before the vote. Encouraged by victories in India, Nepal’s Hindu monarchists …

Where have we lost the essence of being Nepali?

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

If development means distance, I’d rather sleep under the stars all my life. The shopkeeper is from a village in Mugu, my friend is a Madhesi, and I am from the hills.

BIRATNAGAR: Madhesi Janadhikari Forum-Democratic’s Chairman Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar has insisted on the creation of an atmosphere conducive to all political parties to take part in the local level elections. Talking to media persons at Biratnagar Airport …

KATHMANDU: The largest party Nepali Congress said on Saturday that it will take an initiative to convince the United Democratic Madhesi Front to continue providing Madhesi parties’ support to the government in order to save the ruling coalition.

Lawmakers condemn killing of Nepali by SSB

Posted on: Friday, Mar 10, 2017

This incident is the result of Indian interference in Nepal,” said Shahi. Yogendra Chaudhary of Madhesi People’s Right Forum Democratic (MPRF-D) said that the Kanchanpur incident has challenged our nationalism. “This is not an ordinary issue.

Nepali man killed in firing, India denies role

Posted on: Thursday, Mar 9, 2017

The statement comes in the wake of the killing of four Madhesi protesters in police firing. Ministry of External Affairs’ spokesperson Gopal Baglay said, “Peace and stability in Nepal are of paramount interest to us. We are seriously concerned at the …

The volatile Himalayan nation, sandwiched between China and India, has been in turmoil since the September 2015 adoption of the constitution that the minority Madhesi people living along the border with India oppose for failing to accommodate their interests.

“We have three people confirmed killed,” Home Ministry spokesman Bal Krishna Panthi told Reuters.Local television channels said four people had been killed.Police spokesman Sarbendra Khanal said the Madhesi protesters tried to storm the UML rally despite …

The volatile Himalayan nation, sandwiched between China and India, has been in turmoil since the September 2015 adoption of the constitution that the minority Madhesi people living along the border with India oppose for failing to accommodate their interests.

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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.