RJP-N welcomes govt decision to defer polls

Posted on: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The RJP-N-led Sanghiya Gathabandhan, which includes Madhesi and Janajati forces, has announced protests with an aim to foil the candidate nomination process. The RJP-N says there are some 500 criminal charges against party cadres while around 100 people …

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.