Nepali police kill 3 ethnic protesters in new violence over charter | Reuters

Posted on: Monday, Mar 6, 2017

“We have three people confirmed killed,” Home Ministry spokesman Bal Krishna Panthi told Reuters.Local television channels said four people had been killed.Police spokesman Sarbendra Khanal said the Madhesi protesters tried to storm the UML rally despite …

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.