Posts tagged ‘poll

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.

NC is also mulling over forging similar alliances with the Maoist Center and Madhes-based parties in the core Madhesi constituencies to isolate the UML. The governing party is planning to forge alliances with Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Maoist …

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 …

NC and Maoist leaders are in backdoor negotiation with all regional parties including the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum Loktantrik and Federal Socialist Forum to put together an alliance among parties supporting constitution amendment.

Maoist Centre to forge poll alliance with two forums

Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017

Dahal urged the government to respect the contribution made by the Madhes and address its problems. “We had formed Madhesi Mukti Morcha when the Maoists were underground considering the Madhes’ contribution,” Dahal stated. Dahal said he had spent …

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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.