Posts tagged ‘Nepali



Mukherjee in Janakpur – Nepali times (blog)

Posted on: Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

Nepali times (blog) Mukherjee in JanakpurNepali times (blog)India's President Pranab Mukherjee has received a grand reception in Janakpur – a Madhesi town where Nepal's President Bidya Bhandari was humiliated last year. Janakpur is the cradle of the historic Mithila civilisation, and its famous Janaki temple is …Indian President Mukherjee given civic reception by Janakpur peopleNepali […]

Nepali Congress makes comeback in Sunsari

Posted on: Monday, Jul 10, 2017

They also secured 41ward chairpersons and 149 ward members. Although the majority of the voters are of Madhesi descent, the Madhes-centric parties could not reach out to them, which is why NC might have prevailed. UML won the mayoral posts in Itahari …

Not only the people of province number 1, 2, 5 and 7 but also the people of province number 3, 4 and 6 are d Government and UDMF reach on an agreement; local elections to be held in two phase The government and the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front …

Nepali Congress takes a dig at rival parties

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

On the Madhes-based political parties, the NC has said they are “indulged in vicious circle and adamancy”. “They have dragged Madhesi people into agitation and harm’s way,” the NC documents says, calling on the Madhes-centric forces to come out …

local elections to be held in two phase The government and the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have on Saturday inked on the three point agreement ending to the ongoing strike launched against of the scheduled local level elections slated …

Nepali New Year Resolutions!

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 15, 2017

Our Madhesi netas tell us that they will be boycotting the local elections. Our Doctor Saheb tells us that he will flex his muscles if the Election Commission does not give him his election symbol. And Hisila Didi seems to be smoking something illegal.

The first local elections in 19 years have raised great expectations but also generated a lot of tension. Madhesi parties are protesting, demanding changes to the constitution before the vote. Encouraged by victories in India, Nepal’s Hindu monarchists …

Where have we lost the essence of being Nepali?

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

If development means distance, I’d rather sleep under the stars all my life. The shopkeeper is from a village in Mugu, my friend is a Madhesi, and I am from the hills.

BIRATNAGAR: Madhesi Janadhikari Forum-Democratic’s Chairman Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar has insisted on the creation of an atmosphere conducive to all political parties to take part in the local level elections. Talking to media persons at Biratnagar Airport …

KATHMANDU: The largest party Nepali Congress said on Saturday that it will take an initiative to convince the United Democratic Madhesi Front to continue providing Madhesi parties’ support to the government in order to save the ruling coalition.

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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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