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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.

In Province Number 2 that is located close to the border with India, Madhesi parties took the lead in initial counts. If the alliance of the CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre bags a majority of the seats in the assemblies, Nepal will have communists in key …

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.

The ethnic Madhesi group protested for months, saying they did not get enough territory in the province assigned to them. They said they deserved more land because they represented a bigger population. Their protest blocked the border with India for months …

Madhesi voters from Morang to Dhanusha continue to endorse the agenda of federalism, inclusion, equality and population-based representation championed by Madhesi parties. They say the three major parties’ assurances to amend the constitution were merely …

A new phase? Nepal’s historic vote

Posted on: Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

The first, the “democratic alliance”, is led by the Nepali Congress and includes the former Panchayat parties and Madhesi groups; the second, the “left alliance”, brings together, in a surprise agreement hammered out in early October, the Communist …

The ethnic Madhesi groups protested for months saying they did not get enough territory in the province assigned to them. They said they deserved more land because they represented a bigger population. Their protest blocked the border with India for months …

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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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