KATHMANDU, March 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the people could stop him from entering Madhesh tagging him as an anti-Madhes leader but they should not stop the water to be supplied by the Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project (SMDMP).
KHOTANG, April 11: The Deputy Prime Minister, Upendra Yadav has threatened to leave the government if it failed to fulfil the agreement it had reached with Madhesi parties on constitution amendments or institutionalize federalism, inclusion and identity.
What CK Raut couldn’t achieve with years of protests and agitation, he secured with the stroke of a pen. Earlier this month, the government signed a peace pact with the Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM), a largely peaceful but secessionist movement that seeks to break out an independent Madhes from Nepal. Raut, the coordinator for AIM, signed the peace pact.
HETAUDA, Aug 3: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chair Kamal Thapa has blamed the incumbent government of being indifferent to take Madhesh-centric political party-Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) into its confidence as well as to address their genuine demands.
President of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Upendra Yadav, believes that the new constitution cannot be implemented without first addressing the concerns of the agitating Madheshis and Janajatis. Yadav, the former foreign minister and the undisputed leader of the first Madheshi Uprising in 2007, talked to Republica’s Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal about constitutional amendment, the prime minister’s upcoming India visit and various Madheshi issues in an extensive interview.
URLABARI, Aug 13: Madheshi Janadhikar Forum Lokatantrik (MJF-L) Chairperson Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has argued that the three-point agreement among Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Centre) and United Madhesi Democratic Front on August 3 this year was not doing any good to Madhesh community.