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followed by “Scion of Ikshvaku” and “Sita – Warrior of Mithila” from the ongoing Ramachandra series. The books have been translated into 19 Indian and International languages.

I fear that this tendency could again harm us in the third phase. Already we are being projected as an anti-amendment force, and even an anti-Madhesi party. There are talks of RJPN and CPN-UML coming closer. Yet we are still to formulate our electoral …

“Our ethnic group, ‘Madhesi,’ was inspired strongly at that time not to stand as candidates. I was waiting for this moment.” Nepal historically has been divided into two broad ethnic groups: people originating from the hills, and those living in the …

‘Neighbourhood First’ in Nepal

Posted on: Monday, Jun 12, 2017

In keeping with this assurance, his government tabled a constitutional amendment proposal which goes a long way in addressing the Madhesi reservations. That it has not been passed is because of opposition from Mr. Oli’s party, the Communist Party of …

Nepalis will be going to the ballot box without the support of the Madhesi (an ethnic group from the Terai region of Nepal), who are still protesting at their under-representation in the Constitution Government. The Madhesi community has been threatening …

Nepal’s new PM makes first cabinet picks

Posted on: Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

The president’s office said three members of the ethnic Madhesi minority were among the seven appointments. Those appointments are seen as a bid to appease the Madhesis, who live on the southern plains bordering India and say a new constitution that …

The president’s office said three members of the ethnic Madhesi minority were among the seven appointments. Those appointments are seen as a bid to appease the Madhesis, who live on the southern plains bordering India and say a new constitution that …

Deuba makes first cabinet picks to guide elections

Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017

The president’s office said three members of the ethnic Madhesi minority were among the seven appointments. Gopal Man Shrestha, from the Nepali Congress, was appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education. Gyanendra Bahadur Karki and …

The first local elections in 19 years have raised great expectations but also generated a lot of tension. Madhesi parties are protesting, demanding changes to the constitution before the vote. Encouraged by victories in India, Nepal’s Hindu monarchists …

After conducting puja at Saswatdham of Rajahardham, PM Dahal said the second round of election would have participation of Madhesi political parties too. He stressed that second round of election would be held on the slated date of June 14. RSS

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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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