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They have tried to project UML as an “anti-Madhesi” party and the party with “anti-development” agenda. While the NC, Maoist Center and RJPN have maintained that Madhesi people won’t get their due rights until the constitution is amended …

As many as 11 people were killed only in Saptari in last two years during the protests organized by Madhesi parties. But none of the members of any martyr family has been nominated by any Madhesi party in the local polls. Raut is the only candidate at the …

Those very leaders have now become hated figures in the eyes of the flood victims. “During the protests, they urged the Madhesi sons and daughters to give up their life. But when we are in need now, they only care about fulfilling the formalities by …

Most of the party’s district committees have recommended multiple names for a single seat due to infighting among senior Madhesi leaders like Matrika Yadav and Prabhu Sha, to secure seats for their loyalists. “Like in the past, our party is planning to …

The lists will be further sanctioned by senior Madhesi leaders of each party before being endorsed by the central leadership. Only few district committees of the major parties have managed to pick their candidates so far. UML, for instance, has decided to …

The turnaround in the Madhes-based parties came after Sushma Swaraj held a joint meeting with top Madhesi leaders on Thursday evening on the sideline of the BIMSTEC Ministerial meeting and pushed them to take part in the elections for institutionalising …

Saying that the Nepali Congress was ready to make the constitution acceptable to all by addressing the demands of all including Madhesi, Tharu, backward communities, among others by amending and making some revision in the constitution, he said that the NC …

Nepal’s major political parties are gearing up for the third phase of the local-level polls to be held in the Madhesi province next month after it was postponed by the government, local media reported. The third phase of the local polls held in two …

Major parties gear up for Phase 3 poll

Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017

The Madhes-based parties have also started their preparations in various districts. The newly united force of six Madhesi parties, Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal is still undecided whether to participate in the September 18 vote.

‘Ruling parties to blame for instability’

Posted on: Saturday, Jul 22, 2017

He was of the opinion that some ‘feudal lords and hooligans’ had been projecting the UML as an anti-Madhesi party for their vested interests. The UML would remain unperturbed by such provocation, he added. In another context, Nepal said the Bharatpur …

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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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