2 killed in poll-related violence in Nepal declared martyrs

Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017

The meeting also acknowledged a movement launched by Madhesi parties demanding re-demarcation of the provincial boundary as a political one. The Madhesi parties were protesting in support of their demand to re-demarcate the provincial boundary through …

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.