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In March, five protesters were killed and 16 others injured when police used firearms to disperse Madhesi protesters in Saptari district. — HNS

PATNA: After Madhubani railway station’s complete makeover last year, the entire Mithila heartland will now be decked up in various hues and shades of Madhubani painting. The Madhubani district administration has planned to beautify the walls of …

Nepal’s Leftists set to form govt

Posted on: Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

The Nepali Congress won 13 seats and the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal and Federal Socialist Party Nepal, both Madhesi parties, won two seats each in the National Assembly. The results pave the way for the Leftist alliance comprising the CPN-UML and CPN …

The Nepali Congress won 13 seats and the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal and Federal Socialist Party Nepal, both Madhesi parties, won two seats each in the National Assembly. The results pave the way for the Leftist alliance comprising the CPN-UML and CPN …

A senior Madhesi leader has said his party would be in a position to join the Left alliance Government in Nepal if it is prepared to address the demands raised by the Madhesi people through a constitutional amendment. Chairman of Federal Socialist Party …

“There is a probability that the Madhesi parties will join the government as there is a chance of forging consensus in amending the constitution,” he added. An understanding should be reached among the political parties through a serious discussion …

But the two rounds of negotiations fell through as the CPN-UML refused to agree in the constitution amendment–a major condition of the Madhesi parties for the coalition. Along with the formation of the electoral alliance, the Madhesi parties had sought …

The Nepali Congress alliance of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, comprising Madhesi parties and former royalists, is not likely to pose a serious challenge. The first part of Direct Election has given huge margin in favour of the Communists and Maoists …

RJP-N to join Nepal govt if demands are met

Posted on: Monday, Jan 8, 2018

But, yes we can support the government if the Prime Minister and the party, which will lead the government, fulfills our demand of constitution amendment and work upon the Madhesi agendas,” Jha said in an interview with ANI. With a simple majority of 50 …

NC, Tarai parties persuade Dahal to lead new govt

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 4, 2018

Also engaged in talks with Dahal are top Madhesi leaders from the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal and the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal also met with Dahal and discussed the post-poll scenario and possible equations on government formation. “My meeting with …

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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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