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At a press conference held in the Capital, the Madhesi parties under the banner of United Federal Alliance announced that they will launch series of protests in Southern Terai plains to disrupt election process. The alliance stated in its press release …

When asked why his party is determined to participate in the second phase of local elections despite the demands of Madhesi parties not being fulfilled, chairman of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Upendra Yadav said there is a need to preserve the …

Parties set to adopt failed alliance strategy again

Posted on: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Likewise, NC leaders are of the opinion that forming electoral alliance with Madhesi parties will soften their view toward NC. Siraha-based NC leader Mahesh Chaudhary confirmed that the party has already initiated procedure to form electoral alliance with …

Likewise, NC leaders are of the opinion that forming electoral alliance with Madhesi parties will soften their view toward NC. Siraha-based NC leader Mahesh Chaudhary confirmed that the party has already initiated procedure to form electoral alliance with …

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 …

Parties pledge to upgrade Biratnagar to metropolis

Posted on: Saturday, May 13, 2017

United Democratic Madhesi Front and other parties have set the agenda of making Biratnagar metropolis for the upcoming polls. Madhesi parties that have been voicing discontent with the new statute said making Biratnagar a metropolis would be their major …

Oppn, Madhes parties want local polls in single phase

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 29, 2017

According to General Secretary of the newly-formed Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Keshav Jha, the main opposition CPN-UML, Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), and Madhesi People’s Rights Forum (Democratic) asked the government to hold the election in a …

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.

Nepali Congress takes a dig at rival parties

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

On the Madhes-based political parties, the NC has said they are “indulged in vicious circle and adamancy”. “They have dragged Madhesi people into agitation and harm’s way,” the NC documents says, calling on the Madhes-centric forces to come out …

“We have agreed to revise the current amendment bill in consensus with the agitating Madhesi parties. The election can be held in two phases if the Morcha [UDMF] comes to a consensus for participating in the polls,” he said.

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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.