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Lingden also started feeling frustrated after this party merged with the Madhesi People’s Rights Forum (MPRF). He recently became part of the Nepali Congress (NC), the party many criticized as being anti-identity when identity politics was at its height.

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 …

Elections to oppose regional politics: Oli

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017

Oli further said that the party will launch more effective programme in Province 2 in the near future. He added that the Madhesi front showed apolitical behaviour against the UML during the campaign as it had become intolerable due to fear that their …

A two day field visit to CCAFS-supported CSVs in the Terai region of Nepal (Nawalparasi) was included in the program. The main objectives of the workshop were to: Demonstrate the Climate-Smart Village approach for scaling out CSA in Nepal.

Will continue making regional films: Neetu Chandra

Posted on: Saturday, Oct 1, 2016

Mumbai: Actress-producer Neetu Chandra, whose Maithili production “Mithila Makhaan” will release later this month, says she would continue to back regional movies for promoting the language. “Mithila Makhaan” had won the Best Maithili Film at the 6 …

Neetu Chandra bags National Award for her regional film

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016

Actress Neetu Chandra is elated that her production ‘Mithila Makhaan’ won the National Award for the Best Maithili Film. READ ALSO:Neetu Chandra’s ‘Mithila Makhaan’ wins ‘Best Maithili Film’ National Award! Stating that the movie, helmed by her brother …

Manoj Bajpai for revival of regional cinema

Posted on: Friday, Mar 18, 2016

Film director Nitin Chandra, whose film ‘Mithila Makhaan’ was screened during the film festival, underlined the need to introduce regional languages like Bhojpuri, Maithili or Magahi in school curriculum. “Cinema is the product of language and culture,” he …

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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