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Satya Narayan Mandal of the CPN (UML) said the cadres of the United Democratic Madhesi Front had misbehaved with his mother, wife and daughter-in-law at his house in Saptari on Sunday, and demanded stern action against the guilty. Keshav Prasad Badal of …

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

UDMF lawmakers continue House boycott

Posted on: Monday, Mar 20, 2017

KATHMANDU: The United Democratic Madhesi Front, an alliance of various Madhes-centric parties, has boycotted today’s parliament meeting. Lawmaker Dimpal Kumari Jha, speaking in the outset of the meeting from the UDMF side, urged the government to form a …

SLMM lawmakers boycott Parliament meeting

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 19, 2017

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

Lawmakers of Madhesi parties walk out of House

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

KATHMANDU: Lawmakers of various parties affiliated to the United Democratic Madhesi Front walked out the Parliament on Tuesday, protesting the Saptari incident and what they called the government apathy towards UDMF’s demands. As soon as Speaker Onsari G …

Lawmakers condemn killing of Nepali by SSB

Posted on: Friday, Mar 10, 2017

This incident is the result of Indian interference in Nepal,” said Shahi. Yogendra Chaudhary of Madhesi People’s Right Forum Democratic (MPRF-D) said that the Kanchanpur incident has challenged our nationalism. “This is not an ordinary issue.

Congress lawmakers demand judicial probe

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

In a meeting with Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi on Tuesday, they claimed that the Madhesi people had protested the UML’s functions because of their “hate speeches against Madhes”. Minister Nidhi urged everyone to support the government in bringing …

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and other senior leaders of the party are consulting their own lawmakers representing Madhes districts. The meeting being held at NC parliamentary party office, Singhadurbar is focused on …

Stressing that the government should not make any delay in bringing the amendment proposal, Jitendra Narayan Dev of the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum Nepal argued that the amendment would give political stability. Lawmaker Dimple Kumari Jha questioned the …

United RPP has 37 lawmakers

Posted on: Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016

While Thapa said the concerns of the Madhesi parties must be addressed immediately, he was silent on whether the new party will vote for a second amendment to the constitution adopted last year. His party has demanded revisiting the republican and secular …

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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.