Posts tagged ‘Tharu



Likewise, in another violent incident, an ASI of Armed Police Force (APF) was dragged out of an ambulance and brutally murdered by the cadres of Madhesi Morcha in Jaleshwor of Mahottari district. As part of its bid to create an environment conducive for …

Govt to withdraw Tharu, Madhesi movement cases

Posted on: Friday, May 19, 2017

The government decision to withdraw cases against the Tharu and Madhesi activists comes a day after the RJPN leaders’ call for postponing second phase of polls. Their constitution amendment demand is also yet to be addressed. Meanwhile, the Cabinet …

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Madhesi People’s Rights Forum (Democratic) (MPRF-D) lawmaker Yogendra Chaudhari has warned of an armed revolt unless the demands of Madhesi and Tharu communities fulfilled right away on Tuesday. Speaking at the Parliament today …

Himalayan Times Tharu, Madhesi leaders meet UCPN-M chiefHimalayan TimesMadhesi and Tharu leaders associated with Unified CPN-Maoist today meet party Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal and criticised him for 'surrendering to the Nepali Congress and CPN-UML and maintaining mysterious silence on the ongoing Madhes agitation.'.I am sad that Madhesi parties didn't come for talks: PMKathmandu PostNepal Constitution: […]

Major parties reach out to Tharu, Madhesi leadersKathmandu PostAug 27, 2015- In the wake of the Kailali incident, three major parties have stepped up their engagement with Tharu and Madhesi constituencies, but framework of possible agreement still remains unclear. A meeting of four parties on Wednesday decided to …and more »

Eyes on election, Madhesi parties adopt reconciliatory Tharu postureE KantipurWhile some Madhesi parties are calling for a separate Tharuhat province in the west of Narayani, others are pitching for Tharus' provincial reservation in employment and education even as states are yet to be carved out in Madhes. Such a move appears … mithila OR maithili […]

Tharu activists quit NC

Posted on: Sunday, May 20, 2012

Dozens of Tharu leaders and activists affiliated with the Nepali Congress announced their defection accusing that the party was indifferent to their demand for separate Tharuhat state. Ekantipur News

Tharu community calls Tarai banda today

Posted on: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Normal life in Dang district has been crippled on Wednesday due to the Tarai banda called by various Tharu organisations. Ekantipur News

CA term extension unacceptable to Tharu bodyHimalayan TimesOn the occasion, TASC chairman Laxman Tharu slammed the recognition of the indigenous Tharus by the CPN UML, the UCPN-Maoist and the Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum Nepal (MJF-N) as a Madhesi community. The TASC has also announced a two-day bandh on May …and more » madhesi – Google News

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.