Posts tagged ‘reelected



Bidya Devi reelected as Nepal President

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018

She was the candidate of the ruling Left Alliance and was supported by two major Madhesi parties. She defeated Kumari Laxmi Rai of the Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, by securing a majority of more than two-thirds. CPN-UML leader Bhandari was …

President Bhandari re-elected to 2nd term of office

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

She was the candidate of the ruling Left Alliance and was supported by two major Madhesi parties. Nepal held elections for its national parliament and provincial assemblies in November and December past year. Black Roommate Goes to Court in Support of …

Bhandari re-elected Nepal’s President

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

Bhandari was candidate of the ruling Left Alliance supported by two major Madhesi parties. She defeated Kumari Laxmi Rai of Nepali Congress, the main opposition party. In the election held on Monday, Bhandari mustered 39,275 votes while her rival candidate …

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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