Modi breaks protocol to meet Deuba

Posted on: Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

The new Constitution of Nepal has been in the middle of protracted bilateral diplomatic tension as India has been demanding amendments to the document to ensure greater role for the Madhesi population. Mr. Deuba’s visit comes in the backdrop of the India …

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.