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Reiterating that the RJP-Nepal was ready to participate in local-level election if the government addresses the demands signed with Madhesi Morcha, leader Thakur urged the government to create environment conducive for their participation in the polls.

The Madhes-centric parties have raised the issue of citizenship distribution among the Madhesi people in the past. Considering Madhesi leaders’ consistent complaints that many Madhesi people have been deprived of citizenship certificates, Citizenship Act …

KATHMANDU: The Prime Minister’s Secretariat has made it clear that there has not been any agreement with the Madhesi parties about the issue of naturalised citizenship. Earlier, some media outlets had reported that the ruling parties had forged an …

The issue of citizenship to Indians married to Nepalese nationals was a big issue during the Terai/Madhes agitation. India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Sawraj had on September 7 said in parliament that Indian girls married in Nepal were granted …

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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