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We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

Pre-election vibrations

Posted on: Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

Saptari and Siraha are being seen as hot spots by the state and the media as they have misread Madhes and Madhesi issues. Since past Madhesi uprisings started in Rajbiraj, the state has used this as a pretext to increase military presence in the city and …

People power

Posted on: Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Greater representation of women in local decision-making bodies has clearly struck a chord with Madhesi women. Perhaps the same was the case with Madhesi Dalits. Second, the high voter turnout in Province 2 is also a strong indication that a great many …

Kathmandu (Nepal), Sep 19 (ANI): Nepal on Monday saw a high turnout of nearly 73 percent in the final phase of the local level elections in a Madhesi-dominated province, close to the border with India, as the nation took a crucial step towards cementing …

The final round of voting covers parts of the restive southern plains that border India and are dominated by the ethnic Madhesi people. More than 2.6 million people are eligible to choose more than 6,000 representatives in 136 municipal, officials said.

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

China opens dual-use highway to Nepal via Tibet

Posted on: Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Oli signed the treaty at the height of the Madhesi agitation and their blockade of Indian goods to provide a major opening for China to reduce the dependence of the landlocked country on India, even as the transportation of essentials through the Himalayan …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

The Madhesi ethnic group wants their provinces to have more territory than was assigned under the constitution adopted in 2015. The constitution divided Nepal in seven federal provinces that would have their own provincial assemblies. The names of these …

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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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