Sunday, 27 November 2016

Talk with Anil Kumar Jha

Posted by Anup Baral November 27, 2016 :
Anil Kumar Jha is a Nepalese politician and chairman of the Nepal Sadbhavana Party, a political party in Nepal.He and his party have demanded autonomy for the Terai Region of Nepal, in addition to a proportional electoral system and an end to discrimination. This is a branch of Nepal Sadbhawana Party formed by late Gajendra Narayan Singh in 1990. Though initially formed as a social organization in 1985 by the name Nepal Sadbhawana Council to advocate for the rights of those in discrimination in Terai region, it was later converted into a political party after the restoration of democracy in 1990. It won six seats in the 1991 legislative election to become the fourth largest party and earned the status of a national party. Unfortunately, with the death of prolific leader Gajendra Narayan Singh, the party divided into many factions. One of the factions, Sadbhawana Party is being led by Rajendra Mahato. Based on Terai region, the party asserts on democracy, nationalism, equitism, federalism and democratic equitism as its main objective. According to the party, democratic equitism is to establish a society free from discriminations through elimination of political, social, economic, cultural, citizen and color-based discrimination by democratic process.

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