Posts tagged ‘Voting



Similarly, Chairman of Nepal National Employees’ Organization Hari Rawal and Nepal Madhesi Civil Servants’ Organization Bhuwaneshwor Chaudhari also seconded Dhakal and Madai by urging to give voting rights to the government officials to be deployed in polls.

The Madhesi ethnic group wants their provinces to have more territory than was assigned under the constitution adopted in 2015. More than 50 people died in protest-related violence in 2015 and 2016. The protesters also blocked crossings at the border with …

Voting for man-made disasters

Posted on: Sunday, Sep 3, 2017

The last, dubbed the river of sorrow, is the most infamous. The Kosi flooded again this year and 500 people are dead and nearly 17million have been rendered homeless in Mithila. I write this column today having been unable to get into Mumbai, paralysed yet …

After a long deliberation, Nepal government has advanced with the amendment bill in a move to bring the agitating Madhesi parties on board to take part in the third phase of the local-level polls slated for next month.

Nepal govt to put Amendment Bill to voting next week

Posted on: Saturday, Aug 12, 2017

After a long deliberation, Nepal government has advanced with the amendment bill in a move to bring the agitating Madhesi parties on board to take part in the third phase of the local-level polls slated for next month. Leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party …

Nepal PM assures about introducing amendment for voting

Posted on: Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

However, Prime Minister Deuba did not guarantee to garner the required majority but leaders of RJP-Nepal, formed after the merger of six Madhesi-based parties had expressed their dissatisfaction saying the government had not addressed any of their demands.

Its supporters vandalised offices of Madhesi Forum, a rival political outfit participating in the elections, in other parts of Nepal including Janakpur. RJP leaders have told the Nepali Congress and Maoist Party coalition government that the elections must …

The next and final phase of the local polls is set for 14 June, when the restive southern Terai region home to the ethnic Madhesi population, will vote. The House meeting was initially slated for 11 am, which was then rescheduled to 3 pm, but Speaker …

Voting underway for new NSU leadership

Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Parmeshwor Saha has been elected the assistant- general secretary from the Madhesi quota. His election was unopposed. According to the election committee member Arun Panjikar, altogether 685 individuals have filed candidacy for 129 different posts.

Voting in NSU general convention begins

Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Parmeshwor Saha has been elected the assistant- general secretary from the Madhesi quota. His election was unopposed. Over 500 people have filed their candidacies for the posts of vice-president, assistant-general secretary and central member. Both e …

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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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