Posts tagged ‘BirgunjRaxaul

Birgunj-Raxaul sees cargo movement in 4 months

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 30, 2016

However, Friday’s freight movement through the Birgunj-Raxaul point was a brief affair, as activists of a youth alliance affiliated to Sanghiya Samabeshi Madhesi Gathabandan (SSMG), burnt tyres, obstructing the vehicular movement. Ishwar Yadav …

A group of smugglers clashed with protesters of the United Democratic Madhesi Front at the India-Nepal border point between Birgunj and Raxaul. The incident happened when a group of around 200 persons from Raxaul tried to supply various goods across the …

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.