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Nitish reaches Kathmandu, to meet Nepal president, PM

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016

Nitish Kumar was scheduled to meet Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli on Wednesday as well as President Bidhya Devi Bhandari during his stay in Kathmandu. Sources said the chief minister will also meet Madhesi leaders in a five-star hotel at …

India, Nepal prime ministers meet to repair ties

Posted on: Sunday, Feb 21, 2016

Protests by Nepal’s Madhesi ethnic minority began in September over a new constitution which they said left them politically marginalised, with more than 50 people dying in clashes with police. Kathmandu accused India of imposing an “unofficial blockade …

Meet demands for fruitful India visit: Madhesis

Posted on: Sunday, Feb 14, 2016

The success of Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Oli’s visit to India depends on how he responds to the demands of agitators, a senior Madhesi leader on Saturday said as he stressed that their protest has only been temporarily suspended. Rajendra Mahato …

Saturday’s UDMF meet to lift border blockade

Posted on: Friday, Feb 5, 2016

PATNA, Feb 5: A meeting of United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) to be held in the capital on Saturday is set to lift the four-month long blockade along Nepal-India border points. During their recent visit to Patna, India, earlier this week, top three …

Big3 meet underway at Baluwatar

Posted on: Monday, Jan 18, 2016

The meeting will forge a common stance on the demands of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), acording to a leader privy to the meeting. The top leaders from the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) are taking part in the meeting. The leaders …

Taskforce to meet today for forging accord

Posted on: Monday, Jan 18, 2016

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: A taskforce of major three political parties and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) is slated to hold meeting on Monday. The meet will make another attempt to forge consensus over the demarcation row.

Big3-UDMF meet ends with positive note

Posted on: Friday, Jan 15, 2016

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The meeting between the three major parties and the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) held on Friday has ended with a positive note. The government side had put forth their official views with the taskforce members of the UDMF in …

KATHMANDU: The task forces of the major parties — ruling CPN-UML and UCPN-Maoist, and main opposition Nepali Congress — and the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front parties held an intensive meeting on Tuesday evening. They discussed major agendas …

Taskforce holding meet today

Posted on: Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Taskforce of major three political parties and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) is slated to hold a meeting at 3 pm on Tuesday afternoon in an attempt to forge consensus. Following a rigorous discussion on Sunday, leaders from the …

Taskforce members fail to meet in Nepal

Posted on: Monday, Jan 11, 2016

From Shirish B Pradhan Kathmandu, Jan 11 (PTI) A meeting of taskforce comprising members of Nepal’s major political parties and the agitating Madhesi Front today failed to convene here, apparently over differences relating to demarcation of provincial …

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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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