Posts tagged ‘oppose

Yadav, Bhattarai oppose 240 constituencies

Posted on: Monday, Jul 17, 2017

The discussions on continuing with the existing 240 constituencies were floated by Nepali Congress leaders, claiming that making changes in the constituencies could trigger further conflicts when the Madhesi and Janajati forces have been struggling against …

The Nepal government has tabled a new Constitution amendment bill in Parliament to address the demands of the agitating Madhesi parties which are demanding more representation and re-demarcation of state boundaries ahead of next month s local elections.

Elections to oppose regional politics: Oli

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017

Oli further said that the party will launch more effective programme in Province 2 in the near future. He added that the Madhesi front showed apolitical behaviour against the UML during the campaign as it had become intolerable due to fear that their …

Madhesi Morcha to oppose local body polls in Nepal

Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016

Concluding that elections cannot take place under clouded political circumstances, a meeting of Samuktya Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha — an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties protesting against the Constitution in Nepal — has urged the government to …

Nepal, a landlocked country, is heavily dependent on India for fuel and essential supplies. A prolonged protest by Madhesi people of the plains early this year had led to a massive shortage of essential commodities and fuel in Nepal. The Madhesis …

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The agitating Madhes-based political parties have criticized the government’s move to form a political mechanism to resolve disputes over provincial boundaries without first finalizing its Terms of References (ToR) through the joint …

Nepal’s opposition parties are against the plan. Madheshi Rights Forum leader threatens secession for Terai region if plan is implemented. For ten years, Nanda Prasad Adhikari fought to bring to justice the Maoists who abducted and tortured his son.

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.