Violence takes centre stage in HRC

Posted on: Saturday, Mar 19, 2016

The NHRC field report has concluded that security forces used excessive force against the Madhesi protesters, while the demonstrators retaliated with home-made weapons. Over 50 protesters and 11 security personnel lost lives during the five-month-long …

About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.