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“The parties should be ashamed of themselves – the Congress, the Left Alliance, and the Madhesi leaders,” said Najbul Khan, a women’s activist and Congress candidate for parliament under the proportional representation (PR) system. Khan sustained …

But the two rounds of negotiations fell through as the CPN-UML refused to agree in the constitution amendment–a major condition of the Madhesi parties for the coalition. Along with the formation of the electoral alliance, the Madhesi parties had sought …

Himalayan Times Left alliance fails to tie up with Madhesi parties for National Assembly pollsHimalayan TimesAttempts to forge an electoral alliance for the National Assembly election between the left alliance (CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre) and Madhes-based parties (Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal) failed after the left alliance …

Madhes-Mithila-Bhojpura and Madhesi-Awadh-Tharuwan. The faction including Ramesh Dhungel, Sabitri Gurung and Sarbaraj Khadka had submitted another report proposing six provinces with names to be decided by the Parliament. RJP-N General Secretary Manish …

Parties ready names, mostly, for National Assembly vote

Posted on: Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018

As the UML did not commit to amending the constitution as demanded by the Madhes allies, the talks broke down. According to Madhesi leader Brikhesh Chandra Lal, the two parties later decided to side with the NC with two seats each for the three parties in …

Madhesi parties should unite, says RJP-N leader Yadav

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 20, 2018

Thus, we have to go for merger,” he added. He said Madhesi people wanted to see both the parties coming under the same flag. “It is very important to respect people’s sentiments,” Yadav stated. Stating that statute had to be acceptable to all …

NC, Tarai parties persuade Dahal to lead new govt

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 4, 2018

Also engaged in talks with Dahal are top Madhesi leaders from the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal and the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal also met with Dahal and discussed the post-poll scenario and possible equations on government formation. “My meeting with …

But further, the Congress came to the people for this election with an incoherent alliance, cobbling together a coalition that included the Madhesi parties and the monarchist parties—parties of minority populations and the king. There was no way that …

According to the EC, the vote counting under the proportional category will conclude by mid-December. The combined strength of the two Madhesi parties has reached 21, with RJPN securing 11 seats and FSFN winning 10, ensuring that they will now have a …

In Nepal’s Province No 2, which is close to the Indian border, the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, two Madhesi-based parties have taken the lead. This is the first general election in Nepal after the new Constitution was …

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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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