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UDMF irrelevant now: RJPN

Posted on: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

KATHMANDU, May 2: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), one of the constituents of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), has concluded that the front’s significance has ended after another constituent, Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), decided …

Nepal Polls: UDMF, Govt. inch closer to deal

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

Kathmandu [Nepal], Apr 22 : Long time agitating force United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has hinted at participation in local polls after the ruling alliance on Friday addressed their demands of reviewing the new Constitution Amendment Bill.

UDMF, govt ink deal to hold local polls in two phases

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

KATHMANDU, April 22: The ruling alliance and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have reached an agreement to hold local-level elections in two phases. The meeting held at the Prime Minister’s residence, Baluwatar took this decision to this effect …

KATHMANDU, April 21: The meeting between United Democratic Madhesi Front(UDMF) and the government held on Friday morning has concluded with an agreement to discuss the issues raised by UMMF at the next meeting scheduled to be held by evening today.

LAHAN, April 21: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which has been threatening to obstruct the upcoming local elections unless the constitution is amended to its liking, is now finding it hard to resist the election fever spreading among its own party …

UDMF leaders discuss protest strategies

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 15, 2017

United Democratic Madhesi Front leaders today discussed protest strategies. UDMF leaders Upendra Yadav, Rajendra Mahato, Mahendra Ray Yadav, Raj Kishor Yadav and Mahantha Thakur were present in the meeting. Mahato said their discussion would continue on …

Talking to Republica, Yadav, who is also the coordinator of the Federal Alliance, a loose alliance of fringe Madhesi and Janajati parties, said that the agitating parties are ready to sit for talks if the government comes forward with a clear proposal on …

United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has decided to boycott the local body polls, a day after Prachanda-led government table new Constitution amendment bill in the Parliament.The Madhesi parties say that the new proposal failed to redress their …

“Though the party differs on some points in the amendment bill, it would support the bill if it ensures participation of Madhesi parties in the local level elections slated for May 14,” reads a statement issued by the party spokesperson Sushil Kumar …

Police take 18 UDMF cadres into control in Lahan

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017

LAHAN, April 8: Police have taken 18 cadres of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) into control from Lahan, Siraha when they tried to obstruct a program of CPN-UML on Saturday afternoon. The UDMF cadres tried to obstruct a rally of the UML as it was …

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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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