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Province 2 struggles to reach consensus on its name

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018

However, the largest party CPN-UML disagrees with the proposals of the Madhesi parties which enjoy majority in the province. UML parliamentary leader in the provincial assembly Satya Narayan Mandal said that the name of the province should be Mithila and …

He also clarified that he had made efforts to address the grievances of the Madhesi people in the past. Dahal welcomed the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal’s decision to give vote of trust to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in …

RAJBIRAJ: Minister for Agriculture and Land Management in Province 2, Shailendra Prasad Sah has paid homage to the family members of martyrs to the Madhesi movement in Bhardaha of Saptari district today. During his visit, Raj Kumar Raut, son of martyr Ram …

Province 1, 2 and 5 chief ministers take oath

Posted on: Friday, Feb 16, 2018

A source said that Raut expanded a small-sized cabinet as the central leadership of both Madhesi parties are yet to finalise the ministerial candidates. Similarly in Butwal, Governor of Province 5 Umakanta Jha administered the oath to CM Shankar Pokharel.

FSFN will lead government in Province 2: Yadav

Posted on: Sunday, Jan 28, 2018

Yadav also raised a question on why the leftist parties needed to take Madhesi parties on board despite having the majority. “However, if the leftist alliance seeks assistance FSFN will cooperate,” Yadav said.

Talking to the journalists after the oath ceremony, RJP’s Dimple Jha said that the formation of provincial assembly was just a first step to establish the rights for madhesi people adding the ultimate goal is constitution amendment.

Likewise, the conference has suggested naming Province 2 as the Mithila Province. The Declaration also calls for declaring the region from Jhapa to Birgunj as the ‘Mithila Tourism Zone’ by preserving and promoting the places of cultural, archaeological …

Pandit may have an edge over Koirala due to electoral alliance between the UML and the CPN (Maoist Centre) and possible support from the Madhesi community, but Morang has always been the Koirala family stronghold. Moreover, with Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar …

SSF-N, RJP-N finalise seats for Province 2

Posted on: Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017

As per a deal reached between the two parties, the SSF-N led by Upendra Yadav will field its candidates in 17 federal constituencies while the RJP-N, a unified force of six Madhesi parties under Mahantha Thakur, will contest from the remaining 15 federal …

The provincial and parliamentary polls are scheduled to be held simultaneously in two phases on November 26 and December 7. Madhesi leaders said the regional parties look forward to faring better than they did in the first Constituent Assembly elections in …

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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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