The protesting Madheshi leaders have proposed a 4-page-long amendments to the recently finalized Constitution of Nepal 2015. The demands are mostly related to the changes to be made for the benefits of the residents of the Terai region. The 35-points long propose was given to the government of Nepal by the Madhesi Morcha.
The 4-pages-long demands were published in Nagariknews.
Madhesh Morcha Demand 1
The first demand is to recognize the Madhesh protest in the Preamble. The Preamble remembers “historical people’s movements and armed struggles” at around 0:44 in the following video, the demand is to include Madhesi struggle:
Madhesh Morcha Demand 2
The second demand is about the Clause 7, sub-clause 1 to make the official business of the Nepal government to be made multiple languages. The clause is located at 2:47 in the following video.
Madhesh Morcha Demand 3
The third demand refers to clause 11 (6) and clause 14
The clauses are located at around 2:10 and 4:15 respectively in the following video:
Madhesh Morcha Demands 4 and 5
This demand relates to clause 289 (1).
The provision in the clause 155 in Interim Constitution reads:
The provision in the Constitution of Nepal 2015:
Madhesh Morcha Demand 6
The 6th demand is about third sub-clause of Clause 17(2), about the right to open new political parties.
The part “Ga” is located at around 0:50 and sub-clause 3 is at 2:25 in the following video:
Madhesh Morcha Demand 7
The demand is about Clause 38 – a clause on women’s right.
The clause is located at the beginning of the following video:
Madhesh Morcha Demand 8
This demand deals with clause 40 (in video above)
Madhesh Morcha Demand 9 and 10
The demands 9 and 10 deal with clauses 42(1) and 42(5). These clauses are read in the video above.
Following images show the other demands. We will update this page with the details of each of the demands.