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Khosla has developed eight typefaces based on motifs ranging from Kutchi embroidery to Mithila paintings from Bihar. For the Godna and Chittara art from Karnataka (where only five families still paint intricate geometric murals using red stone powder …

Breaking through the veil

Posted on: Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

A Madhesi intellectual, known for his incisive analysis of the Madhes situation, informed him that the marginalised, especially the Madhesis, have grown sick and tired of being condemned as mere voters; they now want to be leaders themselves so that they …

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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