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Significantly, the two Madhesi groups- the SSF-N of Upendra Yadav and the RJP-N supported Oli. Of these, SSF- N has already signed an agreement to join the government after getting a “commitment” from Oli about possible constitutional amendments that …

In the 275 seat Federal Parliament, 268 votes were cast and Oli received 208 votes. The move came as a surprise to many as Oli and the Madhesi parties did share “acrimonious” relations in the past where Madhes based parties used to depict him as an …

Qatar- Nepal’s PM wins vote of confidence

Posted on: Monday, Mar 12, 2018

In the 275-seat Federal Parliament, 268 votes were cast and Oli received 208 votes. The move came as a surprise to many as Oli and the Madhesi parties did share ‘acrimonious relations in the past where Madhes based parties used to depict him as an ‘anti …

Nepal’s PM wins vote of confidence

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 11, 2018

In the 275-seat Federal Parliament, 268 votes were cast and Oli received 208 votes. The move came as a surprise to many as Oli and the Madhesi parties did share “acrimonious” relations in the past where Madhes based parties used to depict him as an …

In the 275 seat Federal Parliament, 268 votes were cast and Oli received 208 votes. The move came as a surprise to many as Oli and the Madhesi parties did share “acrimonious” relations in the past where Madhes based parties used to depict him as an “anti …

Nepal’s PM Oli wins vote of confidence

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 11, 2018

In the 275 seat Federal Parliament, 268 votes were cast and Oli received 208 votes. The move came as a surprise to many as Oli and the Madhesi parties did share “acrimonious” relations in the past where Madhes based parties used to depict him as an “anti …

Speaker vote fixed in 4 provinces

Posted on: Monday, Feb 5, 2018

They vowed to continue their efforts to “guarantee the Madhesi people the rights by amending the constitution”. Lawmakers disrupted the assembly meeting for five minutes objecting that pictures of martyrs of the Madhes movement were not put up in the …

Parties ready names, mostly, for National Assembly vote

Posted on: Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018

As the UML did not commit to amending the constitution as demanded by the Madhes allies, the talks broke down. According to Madhesi leader Brikhesh Chandra Lal, the two parties later decided to side with the NC with two seats each for the three parties in …

There was also the question of the Madhes protests and the Madhesi parties demand for constitutional amendment. Though we have not seen any concrete change towards fulfilment of Madhesi parties’ demands and the constitution has not been amendment …

The ethnic Madhesi group complained that they deserved more territory in the province assigned to them because they represented a bigger population. Their protests blocked the border with India for months, cutting off fuel and other supplies in Nepal.

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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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