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Sanskrit Bidhyapeeth Matihani’s teacher Dhruba Raya says the festival highlights the cultural role and importance of the women in Mithila region. The festival that is observed in the Pitri Paksha (special period dedicated to the ancestors) offer Pinda …

Govt calls two major elections for Nov 26

Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

The quakes, however, brought major parties together to rush a new charter amid protests by Madhesi parties. Protests in the run-up to the constitution promulgation and after left more than 50 people dead along the plains. Parliament on January 23 …

Major parties gear up for Phase 3 poll

Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017

The Madhes-based parties have also started their preparations in various districts. The newly united force of six Madhesi parties, Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal is still undecided whether to participate in the September 18 vote.

India.com हिंदी Major Madhesi alliance set for fresh protest to boycott local elections …India.com हिंदीकाठमांडू| नेपाल में मधेश आधारित सात राजनीतिक दलों के गठबंधन ने 14 जून को मधेशी बहुल तराई क्षेत्र में होने वाले दूसरे …और अधिक »

KATHMANDU: A newly-formed alliance of seven Madhes-based political parties in Nepal was set for a fresh round of agitation to disrupt the second phase of local level polls slated for June 14 in the Madhesi-dominated Terai region. Rastriya Janata Party …

Five major parties meeting at Baluwatar

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Prime Minister Dahal, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bamdev Gautam, RPP leader Deepak Bohara and Madhesi People’s Right Forum (Democratic) Chairman Bijay Gachchhedar are attending the meeting along with other leaders …

United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has decided to boycott the local body polls, a day after Prachanda-led government table new Constitution amendment bill in the Parliament.The Madhesi parties say that the new proposal failed to redress their …

Major parties failed to end crisis: Gachhadar

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic Chairman Bijay Kumar Gachhadar today accused the big parties of failing to bail the country out of the current crisis. Gachhadar claimed that his party would play a lead role in finding a way out of the prevailing …

Major parties hold talks with SLMM

Posted on: Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017- Major parties held a meeting with agitating Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) at Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s residence in Baluwatar on Thursday evening. PM Dahal had called the meeting in a bid to bring the agitating SLMM on …

Major parties prepare to get out on the hustings

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 5, 2017

The UML, through its “Mechi-Mahakali National Campaign”, is in bid to woo Madhesi voters. The second largest party in Parliament had secured second highest number of seats in these Tarai/ Madhes districts in the second Constituent Assembly elections in …

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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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