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The ethnic Madhesi group complained that they deserved more territory in the province assigned to them because they represented a bigger population. Their protests blocked the border with India for months, cutting off fuel and other supplies in Nepal.

Two-day national seminar on tribal traditions held

Posted on: Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

The tribal traditions are the identity of our society,” said Professor Mithila Prasad Tripathi. She was addressing the first day of a two-day National seminar on tribal traditions and cultures. The national seminar is being organised by Tribal Research …

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

There will be 550 voters from provincial assemblies in addition to 1,488 from the local units. The Madhesi-centric parties were against allowing the chair and vice-chair to vote for the National Assembly members. In line with their demand, the government …

The main group to protest was the Madhesi ethnic group from southern Nepal, which wanted larger areas in the provinces that were assigned to them. The protests, which lasted for months in 2015 and 2016, left Nepal with blocked border points with India …

This act could be threat to democracy in the future, Oli remarked. Rubbishing the rumours that confer anti-Madhesi tag to the UML, Oli said, “UML is a national level party, not just a regional or ethnical party. It is a common party of Madhes …

The Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU), located in this historic city in north Bihar, is housed in a 19th century palatial building complex, constructed by the zamindars of Darbhanga Raj, and the initiative has been appreciated by the governor of the …

“Sowing divisions in society is detrimental to the country; so, the Madhesi Front should also think seriously on the new proposal,’ he said. Lawmakers Kamal Pangeni and Raju Thapa said the local level election was inevitable for the overall development …

RPP postpones national unity campaign

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely …

Leaders say east-west tour for national unity

Posted on: Monday, Mar 6, 2017

Addressing a mass meeting in Itahari, Sunsari, on Sunday, UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal said some Madhesi leaders were hell bent on amending the constitution “at the behest of foreigners”. He claimed that the planned charter amendments would go against …

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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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