Posts tagged ‘vote



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.

Nepal has been witnessing political instability. Although major Madhesi group, the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has decided to boycott the first phase of polls, two other Madhesi parties, Federal Socialist Party and Madhesi Peoples Forum Democratic would …

Nepalese vote in 1st local elections in 20 years

Posted on: Sunday, May 14, 2017

Nepal has been witnessing political instability. A threat by the minority Madhesi community to boycott the local polls unless the constitution is rewritten is what has forced the government to hold the elections in two phases. The polls are Nepal’s first …

Meanwhile, Thapa claimed that he had been actively engaged in dialogues with agitating Madhesi parties since the day he joined Cabinet. “We have participated in the government for the guarantee of elections and the Constitution implementation while a …

UDMF sets new condition to vote for Dahal

Posted on: Monday, Aug 1, 2016

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has presented a proposal before the taskforce to vote for CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal in the prime ministerial election. UDMF, Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Centre …

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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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