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Following the adoption of the new Constitution in 2015, the ethnic Madhesi group, mostly of Indian-origin, protested for months, saying they were not getting enough territory in one of the states and were also facing discrimination. The polls are a major …

Following the adoption of the new Constitution in 2015, the ethnic Madhesi group, mostly of Indian-origin, protested for months, saying they were not getting enough territory in one of the states and were also facing discrimination. The polls are a major …

Following the adoption of the new Constitution in 2015, the ethnic Madhesi group, mostly of Indian-origin, protested for months, saying they were not getting enough territory in one of the states and were also facing discrimination. The polls are a major …

A new phase? Nepal’s historic vote

Posted on: Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

The first, the “democratic alliance”, is led by the Nepali Congress and includes the former Panchayat parties and Madhesi groups; the second, the “left alliance”, brings together, in a surprise agreement hammered out in early October, the Communist …

The centrist Nepali Congress party, considered a pro-India group, has formed a loose electoral alliance with the Madhesi parties from the country’s southern plains bordering India and former royalists. Facing the alliance is a tight-knit left coalition …

Kathmandu (Nepal), Sep 19 (ANI): Nepal on Monday saw a high turnout of nearly 73 percent in the final phase of the local level elections in a Madhesi-dominated province, close to the border with India, as the nation took a crucial step towards cementing …

Nepal holds final phase of landmark election

Posted on: Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Simmering tensions have remained and a political party representing the Madhesi ethnic minority, who live in the lowlands that border India, had refused to take part in polls unless an amendment to the constitution was passed. They later softened their …

Nepal holds final phase of landmark local polls

Posted on: Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Simmering tensions have remained and a political party representing the Madhesi ethnic minority, who live in the lowlands that border India, had refused to take part in polls unless an amendment to the constitution was passed. They later softened their …

“UML has always been in the forefront of Madhesi people’s struggle for creating equality, social harmony, abolition of feudal system, caste based and sexual discrimination in the region,” Secretary Bhattarai shared. Meanwhile, UML urged the …

Hindustan Times Prominent Madhesi party to boycott second phase of Nepal local pollsHindustan TimesThe Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal will organise local strikes in Madhes, Tharuhat and Limbuwan focusing on the nomination days–June 13 to 16–and a national indefinite general strike from June 24. world Updated: Jun 11, 2017 21:26 IST. Anil Giri …Nepal's Madhesi party RJP-N […]

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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.

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