Maoists Madhesi Minister rejects demand of single province in Madhes

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Kathmandu, Feb 18 (UNI) Maoists Minister from Terai Matrika Yadav has rejected the idea of single province in Madhes, local media reports said here today.

''It was impossible to grant single Madhes province'' Nepalnews quoted Mr Yadav as saying. Major political parties including the Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala have said the idea of separate Madhesh province cannot be fulfilled.

Mr Yadav himself a representative of the Terai (Madhes) community urged the Madhesis to take part in the Constituent Assembly (CA) election to institutionalise their rights.

''If we are true leaders of Madhesis, there is no alternative to take part in CA election,'' he said.

The united front of major political parties of Madhes have launched protest and indefinite strikes in various parts of the southern border with India that has created difficulties in the supply of essential goods in Kathmandu and other parts of the country.


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