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Nepal: Madhesi Politics- In a Mess?

Paper No. 6532                    Dated  11-Jan-2020

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.

It has been the curse of the Madhesis that there has been no unity among various political groups.  Individual Political leaders have been more after positions and power and have never been sincere in getting some justice to the Madhesis who are in a majority in most of the southern districts of Nepal.  Recent developments have been no exception.

Nepal: Dahal Threatens to take over Madhesi Province No. 2: Not So Easy!

Paper No. 6537       Dated  6-May-2019

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

Nepal: Post Election Tremors: Update No. 357

Note No. 793                       dated 2-Jan-2018
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 

Nepal: Dahal Steps Down: update No. 349

Note No. 784                                    Dated 28-May-2017
 
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
Prime Minister Dahal tendered his resignation to the President on 24th May.  Dahal said that he is doing it in pursuance of a commitment he made to the Nepali Congress ten months ago.
 

Nepal: PM Dahal Announces Local Body Elections - Madhesi Groups Unhappy: Update No. 344

Note No. 779                                    Dated 02-Mar-2017

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan

On 21st February, after a marathon Cabinet Meeting, Prime Minister Dahal announced that the Local Body Elections will be held in May 14 in one go.  The elections were last held in 1997.

Nepal: In a Messy State? Update No. 342

Note No. 777                                  Dated 04-Jan-2017

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

It is more than a year and a half that the new constitution was promulgated.  Yet there has been no progress at all in implementation as the parties are still quarreling over reconfiguration of different provinces.

Nepal: Madhesi Groups Accept the New Amendments: A Welcome Move - Update No. 341

Note No. 776                                    Dated 12-Dec-2016

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

After much dilly dallying and hesitation, the main Madhesi group SLMM- Samyukta Loktantric Madhesi Morcha agreed to accept the new amendments to the constitution which in their view addresses three of their concerns-namely citizenship, representation in the Upper house and on the working language in the provinces.

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