Posts tagged ‘Tharu



Likewise, in another violent incident, an ASI of Armed Police Force (APF) was dragged out of an ambulance and brutally murdered by the cadres of Madhesi Morcha in Jaleshwor of Mahottari district. As part of its bid to create an environment conducive for …

Govt to withdraw Tharu, Madhesi movement cases

Posted on: Friday, May 19, 2017

The government decision to withdraw cases against the Tharu and Madhesi activists comes a day after the RJPN leaders’ call for postponing second phase of polls. Their constitution amendment demand is also yet to be addressed. Meanwhile, the Cabinet …

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Madhesi People’s Rights Forum (Democratic) (MPRF-D) lawmaker Yogendra Chaudhari has warned of an armed revolt unless the demands of Madhesi and Tharu communities fulfilled right away on Tuesday. Speaking at the Parliament today …

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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