Posts tagged ‘UDMF

KATHMANDU: The CPN-UML has expressed its concerns over the alleged abuse at family members of CPN-UML leader Suman Pyakurel by the United Democratic Madhesi Front in Rajbiraj of Saptari district on Tuesday. The UML Central Committee member Pyakurel’s …

RAUTAHAT: The United Democratic Madhesi Front staged a demonstration outside the District Election Office in Gaur on Tuesday, demanding to make and amendment to the Constitution and revoke the new local level structure. The cadres of Madhesi parties …

No elections by keeping UDMF out, says Koirala

Posted on: Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress central committee member Shekhar Koirala has said parties should not go for elections without bringing the agitating Madhesi Front on board. At an award distribution ceremony organized by Girija Prasad Koirala Trade Union Award …

UDMF lawmakers continue House boycott

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

KATHMANDU: The United Democratic Madhesi Front, an alliance of various Madhes-centric parties, has boycotted today’s parliament meeting. Lawmaker Dimpal Kumari Jha, speaking in the outset of the meeting from the UDMF side, urged the government to form a …

Madhesi front UDMF withdraws support

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which has 39 lawmakers, withdrew support. The government, however, continues to enjoy a majority as it has the support of more than 320 members in the 601-member Constituent Assembly. Meanwhile, in a meeting with …

UDMF no longer a part of ruling coalition: Leaders

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

KATHMANDU, March 15: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, is no longer a part of the governing coalition now onward, two senior leaders of the front said on Tuesday. The leaders said the agitating parties …

UDMF boycotts Holi in Saptari

Posted on: Monday, Mar 13, 2017

SAPTARI , March 13: The cadres and leaders of the United Democratic Madhesi Forum (UDMF) have boycotted the celebration of Holi festival in Saptari district that is observed today in various parts of Terai including the district. The Front boycotted the …

KATHMANDU: The largest party Nepali Congress said on Saturday that it will take an initiative to convince the United Democratic Madhesi Front to continue providing Madhesi parties’ support to the government in order to save the ruling coalition.

4 dead as UDMF cadres clash with police *

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017

RAJBIRAJ, March 7: Four* protesters were killed in a clash between cadres of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) and security personnel, at Maleth VDC of Saptari district on Monday. UDMF said they were killed when police fired at the protesters.

RAJBIRAJ: At least one person died and over a dozen others have been injured in police action after the cadres of United Democratic Madhesi Front tried to disrupt the CPN-UML’s mass meeting at Maleth VDC, near Rajbiraj, in Saptari district on Monday.

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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.