Posts tagged ‘Black

The Black September

Posted on: Sunday, Sep 10, 2017

Ambitious Madhesi politicos of all colors gravitated towards Yadav in the hope of a secure future. The Second Madhesh Uprising in 2008 established Mahanth Thakur, a morally upright and soft-spoken leader of Nepali Congress, as the centrist campaigner of …

Paint it black

Posted on: Monday, Aug 14, 2017

It hides inside itself the seeds of creation.” These words by contemporary Mithila artist Santosh Kumar Das not only portray his belief but also aptly depict the thought behind his book Black – An Artist’s Tribute as well as his first solo exhibition …

According to sources, police received information about a disturbance in the village and rushed to the spot, where they found the three victims — Parash Mal (70), Mithila Mal (58) and Lakhiburi (50) — and the girl’s body surrounded by locals …

BIRGUNJ, March 20: Madhesh-based parties have put black ink-like liquid substance over the façade of the signboard of District Coordination Committee(formerly District Development Committee) to cover the words signifying the recent restructuring of local …

Police, however, reportedly refused to prepare an FIR on cyber crime charges against Pokhrel. Pokhrel in a tweet on Tuesday had protested the Madhesi parties’ decision to observe the Black Day on the Constitution anniversary, saying the decision …

UDMF, alliance to mark Sept 19 as ‘black day’

Posted on: Sunday, Sep 4, 2016

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Federal Alliance and the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have announced to mark September 19 (Asoj 3), the anniversary of constitution promulgation, as ‘black day’. The separate meetings of the secretariats of the alliance and the …

Morcha’s black day, govt’s celebration

Posted on: Friday, Sep 2, 2016

The constitution drafted by the Constituent Assembly was adopted on September 20 last year amid protests from Madhesi and Tharu forces in which more than 50 people including security personnel were killed. The Madhes-based parties have refused to take …

UDMF erects black flags at government offices

Posted on: Friday, Apr 29, 2016

Cadres of United Democratic Madhesi Front erected black flags at government offices in the district headquarters Gaur today in a show of protest against the government. Dozens of UDMF leaders and cadres led by Federal Socialist Forum Nepal district …

UDMF cadres greet Dahal with black flags, 10 held

Posted on: Friday, Mar 25, 2016

BIRGUNJ, March 25: The cadres of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have greeted UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal with black flags in Birgunj on Friday. UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Dahal has arrived here in Birgunj to inaugurate a trade fair.

Dahal shown black flag in Siraha, 5 held

Posted on: Monday, Mar 14, 2016

Mar 14, 2016- Police arrested five leaders of the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM), including a former minister, as they attempted to foil a programme attended by UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal in Siraha district headquarters on Sunday.

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.