Posts tagged ‘Bhandari



President Bhandari re-elected to 2nd term of office

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

She was the candidate of the ruling Left Alliance and was supported by two major Madhesi parties. Nepal held elections for its national parliament and provincial assemblies in November and December past year. Black Roommate Goes to Court in Support of …

Bhandari re-elected Nepal’s President

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

Bhandari was candidate of the ruling Left Alliance supported by two major Madhesi parties. She defeated Kumari Laxmi Rai of Nepali Congress, the main opposition party. In the election held on Monday, Bhandari mustered 39,275 votes while her rival candidate …

Prez Bhandari extends wishes on Vivaha Panchami

Posted on: Thursday, Nov 23, 2017

The festival is celebrated with special importance as per the description in Ramayan composed by Goswami Tulsidas by the Mithila people to commemorate the wedding ceremony of Sita, the daughter of King Janak with Lord Ram. The festival is to commemorate …

President Bhandari receives Dashain tika

Posted on: Saturday, Sep 30, 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 …

Both India and Nepal will seek to explore ways to step up cooperation between the two close neighbours whose ties faced some strains following the agitation by the Madhesi community last year. “We are carrying a message of friendship from Nepal,” Nepal …

Relevance of Bhandari s India visit

Posted on: Monday, Apr 17, 2017

Of course, it cannot be ruled out that the forthcoming local level elections and the Madhesi outfits’ participation in the election do not figure in the discussions. The writer, a former Election Commissioner of Nepal, is associated with the Nepal …

She will hold talks with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, exploring ways to expand cooperation between the two close neighbours whose ties faced some strains following the agitation by the Madhesi community last year.

Prez Bhandari visits her mother at Briddhashram

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017

ITAHARI, April 5: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday met with her mother Mithila Pandey at Chatara Briddhashram in Barahakshetra of Sunsari district. Bhandari visited her mother during her visit to the Barahakshetra Temple. Mithila who had founded …

The bilateral ties between the two countries had faced turbulence last year due to the Madhesi agitation and subsequent blockade which halted the supply of essential goods to landlocked Nepal from India. Madhesis, mostly of Indian-origin, had been …

Nepal President Bhandari to visit India next month

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

The bilateral ties between the two countries had faced turbulence last year due to the Madhesi agitation and subsequent blockade which halted the supply of essential goods to landlocked Nepal from India. Madhesis, mostly of Indian-origin, had been …

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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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