Kathmandu, Dec 28 (UNI) Leaders of Nepal's Terai have formed a regional outfit, Terai-Madhes Loktantrik Party, under the leadership of Mahantha Thakur, an influential former Nepali Congress leader, who left the party recently.
The new party will campaign for the rights of Terai, it said.
The party is formed after many armed groups came into existence in Terai since the ouster of monarchy last year.
The party said it will make public its programmes and policies shortly.
Some leaders of major political parties have also joined the newly formed party.