Nepal’s premier KP Sharma Oli wins vote of confidence

Posted on: Monday, Mar 12, 2018

In the 275 seat Federal Parliament, 268 votes were cast and Oli received 208 votes. The move came as a surprise to many as Oli and the Madhesi parties did share “acrimonious” relations in the past where Madhes based parties used to depict him as an …

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.