Corpus ID: 150571004

Ignored or ill-represented? : the grievance of terai-madhes conflict in Nepal

  title={Ignored or ill-represented? : the grievance of terai-madhes conflict in Nepal},
  author={Bishnu Raj Upreti and Suman Babu Paudel and Safal Ghimire},
Whatever the present contentions are, people in this region had long been suffering from the ignorance by the establishment as well as the regional elites. Unfortunately, most of the academic analyses so far have been concentrating merely on centre to periphery exploitation. This book counter-argues that there are also many other reasons than this, viz., international geopolitical interests, stronghold of regional elites and immense diversity of societies within the region. 
Ethnic identity politics in Nepal: liberation from, or restoration of, elite interest?
The ethnic issue has dominated Nepal’s political landscapes since the birth of the Republic of Nepal in 2007. For decades, Nepal witnessed a series of peasant rebellions against the state and landedExpand
Making Migrants Visible in Post-MDG Debates
While it is still a matter of global dialogue whether and how migration will feature in the post-2015 framework, remittance-dependent countries like Nepal clearly back migration in theirExpand
The value of sub-national data: The dynamics of contentious politics in Nepal
Over the last decade, a renewed interest in the empirical analysis of contentious politics has led to significant improvements in the quality and quantity of data. The related wave of research hasExpand
The Power of Words: State Reactions to Protest Announcements
Organizations often announce their protest activities prior to their implementation to mobilize awareness, recruit supporters, and receive media attention. We are interested in the effectiveness ofExpand


The Madhesi Movement in Nepal: Implications for India
This article examines the different narratives on the ‘Madhes’ identity, and situates this discourse in the ethno-linguistic mosaic of the Terai region as well as the larger Nepali politicalExpand
Nepal From War to Peace
Nepal’s transition is characterized by the following: continued impunity and human right’s violations; the state’s weakness in providing basic services; a culture of violence, blockades and closures;Expand
State, Citizenship and Religious Community: The Case of Indian Muslim Women
Abstract Thos article argues that granting citizenship rights to the minorities cannot help to instil a sense of confidence in them to participate as equal citizens in the public sphere. Rather theExpand
The Issue of Foreign Born Population in Nepal A Short Essay in Honor of Dr. Harka Gurung
Not available The Himalayan Review (Harka Gurung Memorial Issue) Vol. XXXVIII, 2007 Page: 23-34
Ethnic Rights and Politics in Nepal
No Abstract DOI: Himalayan Journal of Sociology & Anthropology Vol.2 2005 p.1-17
The Political Economy of Regional Cooperation in South Asia
THE FORMATION OF THE SOUTH ASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION (SAARC) in December 1985 was hailed as a major diplomatic breakthrough in South Asia. But SAARC's slow progress and modestExpand
Internally Displaced Persons
If the vital health needs of IDPs—security, food, water, shelter, sanitation and household items—are not satisfied, the provision of health services alone cannot save lives, and the World Health Organization must take the lead in rapid health assessment and guidance on nutritional requirements and rehabilitation. Expand
Creating a "New Nepal": The Ethnic Dimension
List of AcronymsDFID Department for International Development, UKIPO Indigenous Peoples OrganizationISP Institutional Strengthening ProjectJEP Janajati Empowerment ProjectJTMM Janatantrik Tarai MuktiExpand