Posts tagged ‘minds



Regaining hearts and minds of the Nepalese

Posted on: Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017

India’s core concerns in Nepal remain its security, anti-India sentiment and ultra-natioalism, stability of the Nepali Congress-Maoist coalition and constitutional amendment relating to Madhesi rights. At least two Prime Ministers — Oli and Deuba …

Sharp minds vs outstanding beauties

Posted on: Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

Pranab: I think it’s because of hidden racism. People are not blatantly saying that she is ‘darker’ or from the ‘Madhesi’ community. She is also does not confirm to social standards, meaning she is not as aesthetically pleasing as the other …

Karki explores the issues that plague the Madhesis, who inhabit the Terai—the country’s southern plains … Kismati argues that any party which distributes free alcohol to young Dalit Madhesi men gains their support; their wives vote for whosoever …

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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