Exhibition of Mithila paintings under way

Posted on: Monday, Nov 13, 2017

GUWAHATI, Nov 12 – A Mithila painting exhibition by artist Amita Das was inaugurated at the State Art Gallery in Rabindra Bhawan campus today. A noted name in the field of Mithila painting, Amita Das has held several exhibitions in Guwahati. Prem Kant …

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.