In the southern Terai region of Nepal, the Madeshis have been protesting … More than 50 people were killed in police firing during the Madhesi agitation last year. Most of them are waiting for the government to give them proper compensation and declare …


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Wife Of Murdered Madhesi Protester Demands More Compensation
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Sohan Shah Kalwar, like many others, was fighting for the rights of Madhesis when he was shot down by police on September 1, 2015 along with 4 other civilians. They all belonged to Parsa and Bara districts of Nepal. Sohan's 23 year old widow, Binita

Vice-President Pun’s best wishes on Eid

Posted on: Thursday, Jul 7, 2016

President of Madhesi Janadhikar Forum Nepal (Democratic) Bijaya Kumar Gachchadar and Nepal Haj Committee have issued separate statements of best wishes, congratulating all those celebrating the festival with wishes of good health and happiness. RSS

In search of honesty

Posted on: Thursday, Jul 7, 2016

That is what has happened both in north India and Nepal. That is why the ongoing Apology Pledge (I’m sorry) campaign of the Madhesi intellectuals assumes special significance because it breaks a new ground in social honesty and tries to do the right …

He was in Nepal then to take part in the first General Convention of the Terai Madesh Loktantrik Party. Koshyari, who is in Nepal to participate in the first meeting of the EPG, said he has no plans to meet with Gyanendra this time. After abolishment of …

Kunal Shah and Mithila Mehta look back at the Austrian Grand Prix and discuss the Lewis Hamilton-Nico Rosberg last lap tussle. The 2016 Austrian GP was the best advertisement for Formula 1 – wheel to wheel action, tyre strategy and a fair share of …

Symbolic protest of silence at ‘zero hour’

Posted on: Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016

Lawmakers affiliated with the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha and the Gathabandhan walked out of Parliament following the announcement.

Lawmakers flay govt for failing to resolve problems

Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

Ram Krishna Yadav of Nepali Congress and Yogendra Chaudhari of Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Democratic) criticised the government for not creating environment for elections at all three levels by not addressing the concerns of the Madhes-based parties.

The 16 lands are labelled (clockwise from the top) Mithila, Sankassa, Jetuttara, Takkasila, Savatti, Kosambi, Kalinga, Mudu, Koliya, Kapilavastu, Campa, Varanasi, Rajagaha, Vesali, Pataliputta, and Pava. The 16 sacred lands, in a Burmese Buddhist cosmology …

Symbolic protest through silence at Zero Hour

Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

The lawmakers affiliated with the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) and Federal Alliance walked out of the parliament following lawmaker Dahit’s announcement. RSS

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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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