Keeping old hopes alive

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

They cannot repeat the ten-year Maoist insurgency again. The same holds true of the Madhesi and Janjati parties, who have rightly adopted the electoral path to solving the intractable problems of ethnic injustice. The open public sphere, the electoral …

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.