Madhesi Movement Victory In Nepal


िगिरजा नेपाललाई स्री लंका बनाउन चाहन्छ
Compromise हुन सक्छ
िगिरजाले संघीय सरकार के हो भन्ने कुरा नबुझेको हुनुपर्छ
माअोवादीको गणतन्त्रको माग जस्तै हो मधेस राज्यको माग
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मधेसी जनजाित अान्दोलनकालािग दलीय पुर्ण समानुपाितक िनर्वाचनको अावश्यकता
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February 29

EU welcomes Govt-UDMF agreement The European Union
EC fixes new dates for filing nominations for Madhesi parties

February 28


Cabinet endorses the govt-UDMF deal: victory rallies in most terai districts The cabinet meeting held on Thursday evening has endorsed the eight-point deal signed with the agitating Madhesi parties. ..... large number of people took to the streets in many terai districts, Thursday evening-- not to protest against the government like in the past 16 days - but to celebrate the signing of the 8-point deal between the government and the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF). ..... grueling 16 days of demonstrations, sporadic clashes and curfews that had made life in the town and across parts of eastern terai unbearable
India,US, UN welcomes govt-UDMF pact
Govt, UDMF seal a deal; agitation withdrawn federal units including Madhes will be made autonomous
Terai life continues to be badly hit on Day 16
Madhesi leaders upbeat about deal with government
Govt-UDMF talks linger on

February 27

Attack on passenger bus in Siraha leaves two injured
Another protester killed in police firing in Sunsari; Madhes unrest enters day 15
Three leaders meet to discuss Madhes imbroglio
Govt enforces Essential Services Act

February 26

Govt-UDMF talks fails to make any headway
Talks failed because of 'impossible demands' raised by Madhesi leaders: Minister Gurung
Strike grips Terai on 14th consecutive day; one killed in Nawalparasi
Talks with FRNF reach nowhere
SPA leaders vow to hold polls on time

February 25

Nominations filed for first-past-the-post voting system; two killed in violence in some Terai districts
Cracks in the Madhesi alliance
Gachhadar, Bhandari not to contest election
Govt, Madhesis to continue talks on Monday

February 24

India shelling out big money to intensify Terai agitation: Mainali
Top leaders discuss Terai crisis
Madhesi parties again snub EC’s deadline to submit closed list of candidates
Tharus say "One Madhes, one province" demand unacceptable
Supply committee decides to enforce odd-even rule to address fuel shortage

February 23

UDMF to continue agitations
Curfew lifted in some districts
‘One Madhesh one province’ demand unacceptable: SPA
Tanker drivers go on strike demanding security
One dozen NC MPs protest 'repression' in Terai

February 22

SPA-UDMF talks end inconclusively
UML, NC leaders continue discussion with Madhesi negotiators
NHRC urges agitators to withdraw strike
JTMM abducts APF constable
Terai sees some respite on 10th day of general strike
Shutdown strike leaves newspapers in Jhapa closed indefinitely
Violence in Terai putting peace at peril: EU

February 21

Meetings close to reach understanding on Madhes problem
Three-party meeting fails to evolve common position on Terai crisis
AI warns against using 'excessive force' during demonstration in Terai
Madhesi leaders meet UML chief
RPP lawmaker quits parliament to join Terai agitation
EC extends closed list deadline at govt’s request
Govt to ask EC to extend closed list submission deadline
Indian embassy ‘mediates’ talks between NC leaders and UDMF
132 tankers of fuel enter Nepal

February 20

Prachanda says parties will consider alternatives if talks fail to resolve Terai crisis
37 parties submit closed lists at EC; agitating Madhesi parties opt out
Terai turmoil continues on eighth day
Nepali Americas Council urges agitators to help hold CA polls
NA to provide security to vital installations
FRNF to boycott polls
Seven party meeting to end Terai deadlock

February 19

Talks with UDMF inconclusive
Indefinite curfew in Biratnagar; Terai bandh enters day 7
RJP to boycott CA election
PM says the EC poll schedule will not be changed
PM says all problems will be resolved on the basis of unity and understanding
MMT's Morang in-charge arrested
King stresses on goodwill and harmony

February 18

Curfew in many districts, Terai turmoil deepens
Govt renews talks offer to Terai groups; UNMIN concerned over violence
No dialogue with govt in existing scenario: UMDF leaders
Terai districts face shortage of foodstuff
Situation in Terai, east worsens as strike continues
Matrika, too, rejects single Madhes demand
MJF leader vows to continue agitation in Madhes

February 17

Terai bandh enters day five; protesters padlock govt offices
One killed in police action in Nepalgunj; curfew imposed
Carter Center urges govt to resolve immediate concerns of Madhesis
PM vows to resolve Terai issue through talks; NC to finalise list of its candidates
UMDF prepare to hold talks with the government
PM, SPA articulate their bottom line on Madhes demands
Garbage woe returns, KMC points at fuel shortage

February 16

Steering Committee to govt: Recognise those killed in Terai movement as martyrs
‘One Madhes one province’ demand cannot be met: PM Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has said he will never agree on 'one Madhes one province’ demand made by some agitating Madhesi groups. ..... Koirala said he would not compromise with anyone on issues like nationality, sovereignty and national integrity. ..... after two rounds of discussion with agitating Madhesi leaders in the capital
NSP (A) pulls out of SPA
Police open fire at protesters in Bara, strike cripples life in Terai

February 15

Thakur says no agreement yet with the PM
UML lawmaker quits parliament to join Madhesh 'movement'
JTMM-Jwala bombs election office in Banke
Terai bandh enters third day; locals in Rupandehi resist bandh
RPP demands roundtable conference

February 14

UML draws govt's attention towards fuel crunch
Two killed by unidentified gang in Dhanusha
Govt formally invites UMDF for talks
Second day of indefinite bandh cripples life in Terai
Mahara urges agitating groups to participate in polls
Yadav warns of Madhes capture

February 13

Madhesi leaders claim Indian delegation has supported their demands
Prachanda warns of ‘revolt’ if polls get scuttled
Thapa doubts timely polls
Strike hits terai and eastern hills The strike called by various ethnic groups has hit the general life in eastern hills and terai districts on Wednesday. The recently formed United Madhesi Democratic Front (UMDF) called indefinite general strike beginning from Wednesday in terai districts to put pressure on the government to meet its demands. Schools, private offices and businesses remain closed while the highways and inner roads are deserted with no vehicles plying since early morning. The organisers termed this strike as their 'final battle' to get their demands met before the constituent assembly election scheduled for April 10. ..... The agitating ethnic groups are demanding changes in electoral system, their justifiable representation in government services including in the army, one Madhes one province in federal Nepal and peace talks with armed groups in terai ...... Continued strike in terai has affected the regular supply of foodstuffs and petroleum products to hilly districts including capital Kathmandu. As a result, the consumer prices have gone up sharply and streets in capital saw relatively fewer vehicles.
Terai bandh on despite call for talks

February 12

Reconstituted talks team appeals all Madhesi agitators for 'fruitful talks'

February 11

EC informs parties about polls preparations; Madhesi parties boycott meeting
Madhesi Front’s bandh call worries tour operators
UML rejects ‘One Madhes, One Province’

February 10

Gachhadar warns of disintegration if Madhes issues not resolved
Madhesis want a guarantee of autonomous province, says Mahato

February 9

Three Madhesi parties form new alliance; announce stir leaders of three agitating regional parties – Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (MJF), Terai Madhesh Loktantrik Party (TMLP) and Sadbhawana Party (SP) – said they had joined forces to take the movement of Madhesi people to a decisive stage. ..... The UDMF has put forth six demands, which include guarantee of an autonomous Terai state with right to self-determination, and proportional representation of Madhesis, Janajatis, Dalits and other marginalised groups in state organs including the Nepal Army. ...... The Front has planned protest rallies across Terai on February 11 and 12 while an indefinite strike will be imposed from February 13 throughout the country followed by a shutdown strike in government offices on February 16 and blockade and non-cooperation protest from the next day.






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