Posts tagged ‘alive



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 …

Encouraged, protesters to keep stir flame alive

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016- Madhesi and Janajati groups affiliated with the Sanghiya Gathabandhan are considering more Kathmandu-centric protests after the conclusion of their first round of demonstrations with a sit-in at Shanti Batika, Ratnapark, on Wednesday.

Bidari, in his 20s, belongs to a community from the hilly regions; his family had moved to the Terai seven years back. Despite being a “Pahadi” he supports the Madhesi movement, though he does not agree with all of its demands. “The Madhesis have been …

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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