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मधेसी पार्टी एकीकरण: पार्टी अध्यक्छ के लिए चुनाव हो

Description unavailable (Photo credit: lecercle) छे महिने के प्रयासोके बाद भी अभी तक मधेसी पार्टीयोकी एकीकरण नहीं हुई है। पार्टी अध्यक्छ कौन बनेगा इस बात को लेकर एकीकरणकी गाड़ी किंचर में फँस गई है, ऐसे सन्देश आ रहे हैं। हृदयेश त्रिपाठी और राजेन्द्र महतो कह रहे हैं कि हम तो साधारण सदस्य बन्ने को तैयार है, हमें दोष मत दो। महंथ ठाकुर और उपेन्द्र यादव की ओर उंगली दिखा रहे हैं।

पार्टी अध्यक्छ तो सिर्फ पार्टी कन्वेंशन चुन सकती है। 10-20 मधेसी नेता के मानने से भला कब कौन पार्टी अध्यक्छ बनने लगा? एक मधेश एक प्रदेश तो गई। बन्दर रोटी खा गया। एक मधेश एक प्रदेश पच्चीस मधेसी पार्टी का नारा मेल नहीं खाता।

अब एक मधेस दो प्रदेश एक मधेसी पार्टी के नारे पर आइए।

The Meaning Of 12 Lakh VotesNatural Allies: 10 Lakh Votes12,27,778Madhesi Party Unification: 14 Parties, Not Just 3
MJF(D)  2,66,276
MJF, N  2,12,733
TMLP   1,80,435
SP         1,33,521
NMSP      79,264
Terai Madhesh Sadbhavana Party  64,299
Tharuhat Terai Party Nepal           62,889
Dalit Janajati Party                        47,696
Nepali Janata Dal    …


Larry Ellison on stage. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The number one destination for tech startups on the planet today is San Francisco. No, it is not Silicon Valley which continues to be home to the top tech companies in the world like Google, Apple and Facebook. Why did the center of gravity shift? Because the engineers wanted the city lifestyle. Most engineers who work for companies like Google in Silicon Valley tend to live in San Francisco.

Guess which city really has the city lifestyle? New York.

Boston used to be number two after Silicon Valley. Not any more. New York City has wrested that number two spot. Although Boston continues to be strong. Austin and Seattle are also strong spots.

But the Silicon Valley ecosystem is to be envied. One generation of successful entrepreneurs invest their money and wisdom into the next generation of entrepreneurs. That cycle goes on. You have to have several generations of successful companies to end up with the ecosystem that Silicon Valley …

The Pinterest Story

English: Red Pinterest logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Pinterest came out of nowhere to overtake Twitter at a record speed. It became the fastest growing website in history. And to think it was founded by a non techie, that it was rejected by pretty much every venture capitalist in Silicon Valley, that it had a slow start, that its earliest users were in Iowa (Iowa?), that it is what it is today.

Silbermann got a job in Washington DC as a consultant. He was basically putting together spreadsheets. His girlfriend tired of his talking about wanting to do a tech startup. Finally she said, either we move to Silicon Valley, and you do it, or you stop talking about it. I will support you, she said. So they moved. Not only she gave the big nudge, but also the big idea. The image centered website was her idea. The pinboard was her idea.

But it was no easy take off. Silbermann claimed he had the WiFi password to pretty much every cafe in the Valley. He had approached every known VC around ther…

What Is Madheshvad Or Madhesism?

English: A sketch of Mr. Amitab Bachchan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)English: Amitabh Bachchan photographed by Studio Harcourt Paris Français : Amitabh Bachchan photographié par Studio Harcourt Paris Harcourt Paris (Photo credit: Wikipedia) CK Lal, I have long maintained, is a world class columnist. I was just reading a thought provoking article by him in Madheshvani. He is talking about Madheshvad. Does it even exist? What is it? He starts by relaying a story of Upendra Yadav claiming at a public function that it does not exist.

Upendra Yadav was established in Nepali politics through the first Madhesi Kranti. For him to deny the existence of Madheshvad is odd. Or plain ignorant.

What is the Madhesh? It is the land gifted by the British to the then Nepali rulers. Otherwise the current Madhesh would have been part of India.

Who are the Madhesis? The Madhesis are the Indian origin people living in the Madhesh. It is a cultural, and not a geographical term. Because, by now, almost 40% o…

Madhesh: A British Gift To Nepal

Source: CK Lal's Recent Article In Madheshvani

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