Visiting Madhesi Front leaders start meeting Indian leaders in New Delhi

KATHMANDU: Top leaders of Nepal's United Democratic Madhesi Front who are currently on India visit have started meeting Indian leaders in New Delhi and apprising the latter of of their concerns over the ongoing agitation in Nepal's Tarai-Madhes region.

Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal Upendra Yadav and Chairman of the Tarai-Madhes Democratic Party Mahantha Thakur had left for New Delhi on Sunday morning, while Chairman of the Tarai Madhes Sadbhawana Party Chairman Mahendra Ray Yadav and Sadbhawana Party Chairman Rajendra Mahato were already in the Indian capital.

The leaders met Janata Dal (U) Chairman Sharad Yadav. Sharad Yadav is currently a Member of Indian Parliament representing the Madhepura constituency of Bihar.

The four leaders are scheduled to hold talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Chair of Indian National Congress Sonia Gandhi, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, and other leaders of the ruling and opposition parties.

They are likely to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also.