Nepal: Madhesi Movement

Kathmandu Speaks on the Madhesi Movement. “Even one can hear and feel the sense of isolation and increasing distance between the two communities which has remained like brothers and sisters for so long in the region. Mistrust and feeling of insecurity is their perception of each other today. But it should be realized that Madhesi movement is not directed against the Pahade communities, not directed towards eliminating Pahade Madhesis from Terai. It is a movement to free Madhesis and ensure their rights.”

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  • "Annu" A nepali first & then A Madhesi

    The madhesi movement is directed towards ensuring rights to the madhesis, it is also an uprising against the discrimination, negligence and oppression faced by them for decades. but can this happen in an environment of insecurity and mistrust amongst the citizens? and why to choose an evil way (violence, bandh etc.) to attain such a noble cause? if we are trying to move on the lines of maobadis(murder,loot,rape and bandh) i doubt the future of the movement, the way i doubt future of maobadis in Nepal(being a part of government by putting guns on the head of people will not last long). I firmly believe that people of Nepal today understand that equal rights should be given to madhesis so lets not fall prey to the self proclaimed leaders of madhesi movement (yadav etc. who have their own interest in being part of the movement) and find a peaceful solution to it. We are nepali first and then are we part of any ethnic, religious, social, regional group so lets take the movement ahead keeping in mind a larger cause – ” A Progressive Nepal “

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