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Exhibition of Mithila paintings under way

Posted on: Monday, Nov 13, 2017

GUWAHATI, Nov 12 – A Mithila painting exhibition by artist Amita Das was inaugurated at the State Art Gallery in Rabindra Bhawan campus today. A noted name in the field of Mithila painting, Amita Das has held several exhibitions in Guwahati. Prem Kant …

Laxmi Pun (woman), Udaya GM (Janajati), Shital Prasad Mahato (Madhesi), Rem Bahadur Bishwakarma (Dalit) have been elected as secretaries under the inclusive quota. While Rajesh Verma has been elected as treasurer, Prakash Thapa has been elected secretary …

Deuba under pressure to get bill passed

Posted on: Monday, Feb 27, 2017

“The constitution amendment bill should be passed not to address the concerns of Madhesi parties but to meet the demands of Madhesi people who think that their concerns have not been addressed by the constitution,” Mansoor added. Mansoor told Deuba …

“Madhesi parties only won 11 seats from Madhes. UML has alone obtained 40 seats,” said Oli in a threatening voice, “Do not think that Tarai folks can be fooled.” He announced that an awareness campaign will be soon held from Mechi to Mahakali.

Political parties are still haggling over creating federal states under a new constitution prepared last year, with the Madhesi ethnic minority demanding an autonomous state in the southern plains bordering India. This is opposed by some upper caste …

This is opposed by some upper caste Brahmins living in the hills of the mainly Hindu nation.More than 50 people died during protests in the Madhes, also known as the Tarai, last year while demanding a greater say for the Madhesi community in the government.

Cash crunch puts Bengal tea belt under deep trouble

Posted on: Friday, Nov 18, 2016

By tomorrow, one more week will be over and we will be in need of over Rs 15 crore to make workers payment,” said veteran Planter and Chairman of Terai Indian Planters Association. As learnt, situation is equally dark, if not worse, in other districts with …

At least the political parties are back to the fold and the new government is committed to ensuring that the Indian-origin Madhesis and other smaller groups living in the Terai areas also … are that the government and Madhesi parties have more or less …

PM reaffirms local polls under new setup

Posted on: Monday, Sep 5, 2016

Now the implementation part is equally challenging,” said Dahal. He added that addressing the demands of Madhesi, Tharu and other indigenous communities is an additional challenge. “The government has been moving ahead to win the trust of Madhesi …

Madhesi-based political parties are confident that ties between Nepal and India will mend and prosper under the leadership of Prime Minister Pushpa Kumar Dahal, who is due to undertake an official visit to New Delhi next month. The optimism of these …

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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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