Posts tagged ‘provinces



Speaker vote fixed in 4 provinces

Posted on: Monday, Feb 5, 2018

They vowed to continue their efforts to “guarantee the Madhesi people the rights by amending the constitution”. Lawmakers disrupted the assembly meeting for five minutes objecting that pictures of martyrs of the Madhes movement were not put up in the …

Race for chief minister begins in all provinces

Posted on: Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018

Both the left bloc and the Madhesi alliance are holding consultations to pick candidates for the posts of chief ministers, deputy chief ministers, speakers, deputy speakers and other prominent posts including provincial ministers. They have yet to reach a …

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Five political parties in the parliament, including the Madhesi People’s Right Forum – Democratic (MPRF-D) led by Bijay Gachchhedar, registered a further amendment proposal on the constitution amendment bill on Sunday demanding eight …

10 provinces? Maybe, Dahal tells Nefin team

Posted on: Friday, Jan 13, 2017

in an apparent bid to address the concerns of Madhesi and Janajati forces, through an amendment to the constitution. While talking to the newly elected team of Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (Nefin) on Thursday, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal …

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Federal Alliance, including the United Democratic Madhesi Front, has reiterated its earlier stand that there should be two provinces in Madhes. The federal alliance submitted a 26-point memorandum to the Prime Minister through the …

Rai said the committee would try and work through political consensus among all parties including the United Democratic Madhesi Front, the four-party alliance, that had been protesting for months over division of their homeland. He said the committee would …

Firstpost Madhesi agitation: Nepal forms panel to decide on delineation of provincesFirstpostKathmandu: Nepal has formed a political committee to resolve the prickly issue of delineation of provinces under the new Constitution as part of government's efforts to achieve reconciliation with the Madhesis. A cabinet meeting held on Thursday …और अधिक »

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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