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“We will not give any seat to Khas/ Arya, as we got the seat from Madhesi votes,” said Suman. He said that the poll panel could itself declare the winner from the names the RJP-N had submitted prior to the election. According to Suman, his party could …

However, New Delhi must work hard to correct a perception in Kathmandu – focussing on the Madhesi blockade and other incidents – that India tends to take Nepal for granted. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has, in general, done a successful reboot of …

Nepal votes in landmark poll after series of blasts

Posted on: Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

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 …

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 …

FSF-N Chair Yadav begins poll publicity

Posted on: Monday, Nov 13, 2017

Addressing his party activists and supporters, FSF-N leader and poll candidate Yadav argued that the Madhesi people required casting their votes for Madhes-centric forces to ensure the fundamental rights of Madhesi folks who were exploited, marginalised …

The party, according to leaders involved in manifesto drafting, will also highlight the efforts the party would make to amend the constitution in a bid to reach out to Madhesi voters. “In the past also, we tried to amend the constitution. But we failed …

FSFN-RJPN poll alliance brings excitement to Madhes

Posted on: Saturday, Oct 7, 2017

Despite their being together in all the political movements during the last decade, the Madhesi parties had failed to come together during elections. Some analysts of Madhes-related issues say that the results of the recently held local level elections …

NC joins forces with five parties for poll alliance

Posted on: Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

The NC started reaching out to the Rastriya Janta Party-Nepal (RJP-N), the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik, the Kamal Thapa-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party and the Pashupati Shumsher Rana-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Prajatantrik) and the Sanghiya …

NC not satisfied with Province-2 poll result

Posted on: Monday, Sep 25, 2017

Madhesi leaders said that the elections result, though short of their expectations, has spared their blushes. Madhes-based parties were under pressure to do better as they consider themselves as torchbearers of the Madhesi agenda. Madhesi leaders said that …

RJPN unveils poll manifesto

Posted on: Thursday, Sep 7, 2017

More than 60 people had lost their lives during the Madhes movement in 2015 and 2016. Though the United Madhesi Democratic Front, of which the RJPN was a constituent, had omitted its erstwhile commitment to provide Rs 5 million to martyrs’ families.

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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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