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The largest trade route of Nepal was earlier blocked as the nation’s Madhesi ethnic minority began sit-in protests at the border in September last year. They were opposing Nepal’s new constitution. Yesterday saw the first some 30 trucks entering the nation.

Cargo trucks started entering Nepal through the Birgunj–Raxual border entry point on Friday after the locals and businessmen removed the tents set up by agitating cadres of Sayukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM). The border apparently resumed 135 days …

Feb 5, 2016- Cargo trucks have entered Nepal through the Birgunj – Raxual border entry point on Friday, 135 days after Sayukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) supporters began their sit-in protests at the border. A huge convoy of freight containers …

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 …

Cargo trucks enter Nepal

Posted on: Friday, Jan 29, 2016

After the trucks entered through the border point, protesters of the Madhesi front gathered at the bridge and obstructed the movement at the border again.

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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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