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We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

Kathmandu (Nepal), Sep 19 (ANI): Nepal on Monday saw a high turnout of nearly 73 percent in the final phase of the local level elections in a Madhesi-dominated province, close to the border with India, as the nation took a crucial step towards cementing …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

We are running live news updates on Nepal local election results 2017, stay with us. Province number 2, considered the Madhesi heartland, recorded a voter percentage of 73 per cent in the Nepal local elections. “The way public voted in the elections by …

Kathmandu: Polls opened on Monday in a Madhesi-dominated province of Nepal, close to the border with India, for the final phase of the first local-level election in two decades as the nation took a crucial step towards cementing democracy amid political …

Nepal holds final phase of landmark local polls

Posted on: Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Simmering tensions have remained and a political party representing the Madhesi ethnic minority, who live in the lowlands that border India, had refused to take part in polls unless an amendment to the constitution was passed. They later softened their …

“Madhesi” is an umbrella term for Nepalis from a variety of castes who share linguistic and cultural characteristics with Indians across the border in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Madhesis are spread across the Terai, or southern plains of Nepal, but are …

The NC and the Maoist Centre have forged an electoral alliance in Mithila Municipality, Dhanusha. 12 injured as NC activists clash SIRAHA: Twelve Nepali Congress (NC) activists were injured when two factions of the party clashed in Siraha on Wednesday.

“UML has always been in the forefront of Madhesi people’s struggle for creating equality, social harmony, abolition of feudal system, caste based and sexual discrimination in the region,” Secretary Bhattarai shared. Meanwhile, UML urged the …

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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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