Mission Madhes

American money, Israeli plan and the European technology was used for almost quarter of a century to change the demography of entire Tarai-Madhesh

Tharus lost their homeland due to rapid deforestation and Madheshis were transformed into ‘bideshis’ in the popular Gorkhali imagination through official propaganda as multiple state-sponsored resettlement programs began to fill cleared flatlands sprayed with US-funded DDT.

New Delhi continued with the policy of appeasing the ruling class and castes in Kathmandu. 

Priestly entrepreneurs have taken over from the family of potentates. Processes of transfer of power has changed from bloodline and faith to caste-line and politicking, but all other elements of prejudices against Madheshis in the state structure remain the same.

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