Posts tagged ‘municipal

The final round of voting covers parts of the restive southern plains that border India and are dominated by the ethnic Madhesi people. More than 2.6 million people are eligible to choose more than 6,000 representatives in 136 municipal, officials said.

The Madhesi ethnic group wants their provinces to have more territory than was assigned under the constitution adopted in 2015. The constitution divided Nepal in seven federal provinces that would have their own provincial assemblies. The names of these …

Mar 19, 2017- Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha cadres have padlocked all of the recently revamped municipal and village council offices in Saptari on Sunday. With the action of Morcha cadres all services provided by the municipal and village councils …

NC concludes VDC, municipal conventions in Rautahat

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 30, 2016

Nepali Congress’ VDC and municipal level conventions in Rautahat concluded successfully today amid the agitation of the United Democratic Madhesi Front. Of the total 84 VDCs and three municipalities, conventions in the remaining 10 per cent of the …

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.