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GAUSHALA, April 23: The leaders and cadres of the Madhes-centric parties in Mahottari have welcomed the agreement between the government and the agitating United Madhesi Democratic Front (UDMF). The two sides took u-turn yesterday and in a show of …

Apr 21, 2017- A meeting between leaders of the ruling coalition—Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Centre)— and Madhesi Morcha leaders to discuss holding the local level elections in two phases and constitution amendment at the PM’s residence in …

NC leaders divided over local polls date

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

NC senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel and General Secretary Shashanka Koirala, while talking to journalists at Biratnagar Airport on Tuesday, expressed differing opinions regarding postponement of elections to bring the Madhesi Morcha–an alliance of Madhes …

UDMF leaders discuss protest strategies

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 15, 2017

United Democratic Madhesi Front leaders today discussed protest strategies. UDMF leaders Upendra Yadav, Rajendra Mahato, Mahendra Ray Yadav, Raj Kishor Yadav and Mahantha Thakur were present in the meeting. Mahato said their discussion would continue on …

The Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha has begun an internal discussion to decide on their official stand regarding the new constitution amendment proposal registered at the Parliament by the government. The meeting of the Madhesi Morcha leaders that is …

Local leaders step up poll campaign

Posted on: Sunday, Apr 2, 2017

District level leaders of Madhesi and Tharuhat parties have been waiting for decision from the central leadership on whether or not to participate in the civic polls. Other parties, meanwhile, have launched their election campaigns in Tharu settlements of …

We want actions, not words: Morcha leaders

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 1, 2017

On the possibility of a breakthrough in two days, a Madhesi leader, however, told the Post: “Chances are slim.” According to sources, PM Dahal will try his best to convince the Morcha, but if the efforts fail, he and major parties will go ahead with …

KATHMANDU: The CPN-UML has expressed its concerns over the alleged abuse at family members of CPN-UML leader Suman Pyakurel by the United Democratic Madhesi Front in Rajbiraj of Saptari district on Tuesday. The UML Central Committee member Pyakurel’s …

CWC member Man Bahadur Bishwokarma told the Post that a majority of the CWC members said the NC, as the largest party in Parliament, should address the grievances of the Madhesi Morcha, an alliance of seven regional parties, which has been protesting with …

Speaking at a ceremony held to pay tribute to the five Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) cadres killed in police firing at the Rajbiraj Industrial Zone in Maleth, Yadav said that Kathmandu does not have the right to conduct local elections under …

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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.