Posts tagged ‘hostage

Among some of the long distance trains, which were later held up, were the Punjab Mail, Mithila Express, Bibhuti Express, Anand Bihar Express, Amritsar Mail and Haridwar Express. A railway official said, “Immediately after the abduction and threats by …

Big Three holding country hostage, says Gachhadar

Posted on: Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016

Oct 26, 2016- Chairman of Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik (MJF-L) Gachhadar has charged three major political parties of holding the country hostage for their partisan interests. “The country is held hostage due to the ego of big parties …

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.