Vote counting in hills excites tarai

Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017

It seems, the Madhesi people are counting the days to take part in the second round of local elections slated for June 14. Discussions on who won and who lost with what vote margin are common at almost every tea stall, crossroads and shop. Like many 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.