KATHMANDU, March 16: The United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) has officially handed over the letter of withdrawal to Speaker Onsari Gharti.
The leaders of the Madhesh-based four parties jointly handed over the letter to the Secretary of the Speaker Gharti, Dilliram Rijal at the Secretariat of the Speaker.
Representative leaders from Tarai-Madhes Democratic Party (TMDP), Madhesi People's Rights Forum-Republican, Sadhbhavana Party and Rastriya Madhes Samajbadi Party officially handed over the letter.
However, two parties from the alliance, Tarai Madhesh Sadhbhavana Party and Sanghiya Sadhbhavana Party, have not yet submitted the letter.
Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), one of the seven constituents of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), however, had already informed Speaker Onsari Gharti in writing about its decision to withdraw support to the government on Wednesday.
Earlier, the UDMF meeting chaired by TMDP chief Mahantha Thakur on Wednesday, decided to withdraw support to the government and adopt a policy of non-cooperation to the ruling coalition. The meeting decided to complete all the necessary procedures of pulling out the support to the government. The agitating front also announced to launch various protest programs.