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Asif Saleh, senior director, strategy, communications and empowerment, BRAC, moderated the discussion. Actors Rafiath Rashid Mithila and Iresh Zaker, blogger-activist Arif Zebtik, BRAC Gender Justice and Development programme’s director Anna Minj also …

RPP to vote against constitution amendment bill

Posted on: Sunday, Aug 20, 2017

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

Leader Rayamajhi referring to Madhesi leader said ruling parties, Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and Maoists as all their demands have not been addressed in the constitution as they had wished. He also urged Madhesi parties to be flexible and accept the …

Korea, US Promise Collaboration against N. Korea

Posted on: Sunday, Aug 13, 2017

when their actions jeopardize China’s interests, China will respond with a firm hand”. Dulquer Salmaan to debut in Bollywood with Irrfan Khan and Mithila Palkar Besides the duo, it will star Irrfan Khan , although the character details of all of them are …

NC and Maoist leaders are in backdoor negotiation with all regional parties including the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum Loktantrik and Federal Socialist Forum to put together an alliance among parties supporting constitution amendment.

Martyr’s mother files complaint against RJP

Posted on: Saturday, Jul 15, 2017

She said she was appalled at the sight of the statue built at Pakaha, Mainpur, martyr Patel’s hometown, because “he more looks like a Chinese than a Madhesi”. With this, RPPN’s program to unveil the statue of the martyr has been halted. “One party …

FA to keep protesting against local level polls

Posted on: Saturday, Jun 17, 2017

“Madhesi and Tharu people from Jhapa to Kanchanpur resorted to movement demanding their rights in the constitution,” Mahato said. He added that the ruling parties had signed an agreement with the FA to hold polls only after addressing the demands of …

Senior politician Bharat Bimal Yadav, who had signed the historic 12-point agreement on behalf of the Madhesi people, also opposed the government’s decision to defer election time and again. “Constitution amendment is the key demand of Madhes,” leader …

DEO seeks action against 122 schools

Posted on: Friday, Jun 9, 2017

Mithila Academy, Saraswoti English Boarding School, New Shishu Niketan, and Shubhashree English Boarding School, among others, have been found playing foul. DEO Karna said that they had written to the administration urging action for the defiance shown by …

FA announces fresh stir against polls

Posted on: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

FA leaders reminded the PM that the government did not increase the number of local levels in the Madhes or withdraw false cases slapped against the cadres and leaders of agitating Madhesi and Janajati forces. FA leader Rajendra Mahato said the PM assured …

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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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