Posts tagged ‘vote



Why vote?

Posted on: Thursday, Nov 9, 2017

For the country The records of most Madhesi politicians have not been stellar. In the past, many have tarnished their image by indulging in corruption, nepotism, and factionalism to the extent of splitting their parties and, therefore, weakening the cause …

MAHENDRANAGAR: Member of the Rastriya Janata Party Presidium Rajendra Mahato has said that he is contesting the election from Dhanusha Constituency no. 3 in order to stop further abuse of Madhesi people’s vote. Talking to media persons, he made it clear …

RPP to vote against constitution amendment bill

Posted on: Sunday, Aug 20, 2017

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

RPP to take call on amendment vote later

Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017

“We are positive about addressing the demands of the Madhesi community,” said Thapa. He further clarified that a bill related to the revival of Hindu State, which was forwarded by his party also required to be tabled at the House. He was of the view …

All in the same vote

Posted on: Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

Ignoring Biratnagar will ignite protests and violence. Surprisingly, the UML performed well in Tarai/Madhes as it won in Susta, Nawalparasi and Janaki, Banke which have large Madhesi populations and are located near the Nepal-India border. Genuine Madhesi …

Members of the largest of the groups, the Madhesi, say their population requires far more territory than the province they were granted by the new constitution. The constitution, adopted two years ago, sparked months of protests by the ethnic groups …

Millions vote in Nepal in crucial local elections

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

Members of the largest of the groups, the Madhesi, say their population demands far more territory than the province they were granted by Nepal’s new constitution. The constitution, adopted two years ago, sparked months of protests by the ethnic groups …

RJP puts condition to vote in PM election

Posted on: Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

He was demanding the implementation of the three-point agreement that two current ruling parties signed with the then United Democratic Madhesi Front on last August 3 in course of the formation of the government. RSS

Vote counting in hills excites tarai

Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017

It seems, the Madhesi people are counting the days to take part in the second round of local elections slated for June 14. Discussions on who won and who lost with what vote margin are common at almost every tea stall, crossroads and shop. Like many people …

Another nine million Nepalis are eligible to vote in the second phase of elections set for June 14 that includes the restive southern plains where Madhesi groups are demanding constitutional change to address their grievances.

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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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