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MJF-D leaders quit party

Himalayan News Service
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Birgunj, October 12

District leaders of Madesi Janadhikar Forum- Democratic jointly resigned today after party Chairman Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar joined the newly formed government led by KP Oli.

Leaders from Bara and Parsa districts had given their resignation saying that Gachhadarhad not moved ahead with the sentiments of the Madhes protest. MJF-D Parsa district Chairman Sashikpur Miya said the party chairman had taken a wrong decision during the Madhes protest as the demands of Madhes had yet to be addressed. He accused the Madhes-based party leaders of losing their morality after became involved in the election for prime minister.

Central treasurer Birendra Lal Nepali of MJF-D said they were compelled to resign after the chairman acted against the sentiments of Madhes. The leaders said that Gachhadar, Mahantha Thakur, Upendra Yadav, Mahendra Raya Yadav, Rajendra Mahato, Sarad Singh Bhandari, Anil Jha and, Raj Kishwor Yadav, among others, had cheated the Madhesi people.

Kalawati Paswan, Durga Devi Mahato, Bara district Chairman Om Prakash Chaudhary, central adviser Wakil Miya, among other leaders, announce their resignation at a press meet today.

A version of this article appears in print on October 13, 2015 of The Himalayan Times.

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