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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 …

Polling stations finalised for 74 districts

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

Due to obstruction from the United Democratic Madhesi Front, district committees could not prepare reports on polling stations. Only Bara and Parsa districts of Province 2 sent reports before March 23. Sharma admits that some districts of Province 2 had …

Four Province 2 districts finalise polling stations

Posted on: Monday, Apr 10, 2017

Meanwhile, 44 parties, including the Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar-led Madhesi Rights Forum-Democratic have submitted authorised signatures of leaders to the EC. The Yadav-led FSF-N is the main constituent of …

According to Bhattarai, 35 political parties have registered for the election in the district. Even the parties in the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which is against holding local election, have registered for the election. The election office …

Officials at the Ministry of Home Affairs said that it is going to be especially challenging to hold polls in the tarai plains, the support base of the agitating Madhesi parties and various underground armed outfits. Since promulgation of the constitution …

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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