Posts tagged ‘Struggle

Madhesi parties may struggle to keep Siraha

Posted on: Saturday, Nov 11, 2017

As the alliance of left political parties increases its hold in the district, the common candidates of the Madhesi parties for the December 7 polls struggle to retain their hold. Candidates of the left alliance, the democratic alliance and the Madhesi …

Addressing a programme organised today to welcome new entrants to his party in Shripur of Mahottari district, Yadav said his party’s struggle would continue until and unless the proportional representation of the Madhesi community was ensured at all …

Indispensable struggle

Posted on: Sunday, Aug 27, 2017

Sublimation of subjugation is the reason many Tharus refuse to accept that despite their loud protestations to the contrary, they are at best Madhesi janjatis, if not worse, for Khas-Aryas and their collaborators. Acceptance of reality is the fundamental …

Nepalis will be going to the ballot box without the support of the Madhesi (an ethnic group from the Terai region of Nepal), who are still protesting at their under-representation in the Constitution Government. The Madhesi community has been threatening …

An icon of struggle

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

It was not an easy task to create awareness among the Madhesi women. She had to deal with a lot of obstructions as a lot of male members of the society openly tried to disrupt her campaign to empower women. But she continued doing what she always wanted.

“The communities have encroached upon forest land, and we need to remove them from the area,” Kahkashan Naseem, Divisional Forest Officer, Terai West, says. Zainab Khatoon, another Van Gujjar, who had rushed to save Fareed’s house from being …

Bhattarai proposes joint struggle with Madhesi Morcha

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 15, 2016

He urged the Madhesi leaders to retaliate against the attempt to perpetuate status quo. “I tried to talk with you [Madhesi leaders] since I have been seeing indications that the proposal would not move ahead,” said a leader privy to the meeting.

FA to announce struggle plan today

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016

The Federal Alliance of Madhesi and Indigenous Nationalities forces today discussed the next phase of their movement as they prepared to announce a nationwide pressure-oriented programme tomorrow. During the meeting held here today, the leaders suggested …

Matrika Yadav warns of armed struggle

Posted on: Sunday, Jan 3, 2016

RAJBIRAJ: Matrika Yadav, the central coordinator of CPN (Maoist), said that Madhesi people would be compelled to use weapons in self-defence given that the armed suppression upon them was not withdrawn at the earliest. Speaking at a press conference …

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.