Posts tagged ‘Ayodhya

Mahant Raghunandan Das, the priest of Mithila Bhavan, claimed that all the events related to December 6 were politically motivated. “The hype is more this year because the BJP is in power at the Centre as well as the state,” he said.

BSP’s Muslims: mostly west UP, plus Ayodhya

Posted on: Monday, Jan 9, 2017

In eastern UP, the party has fielded Muslims in seats dominated by the community, especially in the districts of Gonda, Bahraich, Balrampur and Siddharthnagar in the Terai region. These include four of the seven seats in Gonda, where the BSP had failed to …

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.