Posts tagged ‘constituencies

RJP-N takes exception to new constituencies

Posted on: Saturday, Sep 2, 2017

“The report has failed to balance population and geography. Social structures have not been taken into account, while Madhesi majority areas have been split, reducing the representation of Madhesis,” said SSF-N leader Upendra Yadav. “Only 47 percent …

Yadav, Bhattarai oppose 240 constituencies

Posted on: Monday, Jul 17, 2017

The discussions on continuing with the existing 240 constituencies were floated by Nepali Congress leaders, claiming that making changes in the constituencies could trigger further conflicts when the Madhesi and Janajati forces have been struggling against …

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.