Bhola Paswan

Bhola Paswan is a senior reporter with The Record.

How did Madhesis fare in the local elections, and who won...

Prominent posts tend to fall on the socially and politically more privileged Yadavs and Terai Brahmin-Chhetris

How Quotas Provided a Footing but Left Inequality Unresolved: Dalits in...

Election results reveal gender and Pahad-Terai imbalances in Dalit representation

Data Reveals Local Elections a Disaster for Gender Equality

2 percent elected to head rural or urban municipalities, 1 percent elected to head wards

Technically included, practically left out

The number of Dalit candidates for top jobs in municipal and village councils is near zero despite commitments for inclusion in the constitution and party documents.

Maleth: a mourning village, a dead industrial estate

Amid poverty and unemployment, the village reels after police forces killed five Madhesi protesters earlier this month.

The police and the paramilitary biased against us: Saptari locals

Relationships deteriorate after the police forces killed five Madhesi protesters in the district.