Country will have to pay heavy price if polls held at gunpoint: Mahato

Posted on: Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

“Even if the election date were postponed by few months, the sky will not fall. Holding elections at gunpoint against the will of the Madhesi people will be counter-productive.” Meanwhile, he warned that the country will have to pay a heavy price if …

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.

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