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a regional art gallery that is a tribute to the cultures of Mithila, Bhojpur, Magahi and Angika areas, a diaspora gallery that focuses on the migration history of indentured labourers and their subsequent relocation, and a children’s gallery. It is one of …

281 Newark Ave (Monmouth/3rd), 201-216-0555. Barrier-free. Family-friendly. (art) 5pm-9pm GALLERY 495 presents “Mithila Art II.” A wide ranging selection of Mithila Art from north India on the border with Nepal featuring rarely seen work from the early …

Vivaha Panchami being observed today

Posted on: Thursday, Nov 23, 2017

JANAKPURDHAM: Sita-Ram vivaha, the Vivaha Panchami festival is being celebrated in Janakpurdham, the ancient capital of Mithila, with much reverence today. Hundreds of thousands of devotees offer worship at the Janaki, Ram and Janak temples by taking holy …

In Nepal, for the Hindus residing in Mithila region, Chhath Puja is the most celebrated festival. In Focus Delhi has a sizable population from who originally hail from eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Delhi Government has declared the third day of the …

Congress, NLF to seal unification deal today

Posted on: Monday, Oct 16, 2017

A former Congress leader, Gachhadar had won elections in 1991, 1994 and 1999 under the NC banner. He joined Madhesi Janadhikar Forum led by Upendra Yadav in 2008 after being expelled by the NC. He won the 2008 Constitution Assembly Election with the MJF.

NC and Gachhadar-led NDF to unite today

Posted on: Monday, Oct 16, 2017

A long time NC leader, Gachchhadar had decided to sever his ties with the NC before the first Constituent Assembly election held in April 2008 and joined Madhesi People’s Rights Forum (MPRF)-led by Upendra Yadav. Later, he had formed a separate party …

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 …

Sanskrit Bidhyapeeth Matihani’s teacher Dhruba Raya says the festival highlights the cultural role and importance of the women in Mithila region. The festival that is observed in the Pitri Paksha (special period dedicated to the ancestors) offer Pinda …

House to pass bills on criminal code today

Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar will propose the bill related to Madhesi, Tharu and Muslim commissions. The House will also discuss the health insurance bill after endorsing it.

Gathabandhan to hold talks with PM today

Posted on: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Gathabandhan, a larger alliance of Madhesi and Janajati forces formed at the initiative of Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal (SSF-N) Chairman Yadav, now is led by Mahantha Thakur of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), which was formed last month after the …

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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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