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Women account for 55pc of total PR candidates

Posted on: Monday, Nov 20, 2017

There are 7.1 percent Tharu contestants and 13.46 percent Dalit contestants while 17.31 percent contestants belong to the Madhesi and 3.7 percent to the Muslim communities, according to the EC.

It costs Tk10 per use with two dedicated cleaners all day. Mithila Aktar Nasima could not believe her eyes when she went to the bathroom to change her baby’s diapers. “I cannot believe how clean this bathroom is. I usually drink as little water as …

Asif Saleh, senior director, strategy, communications and empowerment, BRAC, moderated the discussion. Actors Rafiath Rashid Mithila and Iresh Zaker, blogger-activist Arif Zebtik, BRAC Gender Justice and Development programme’s director Anna Minj also …

Dalit women coming forward to assume leadership

Posted on: Saturday, Sep 9, 2017

Likewise in the race is Kulphi Devi Sada (65), who is competing for ward member from Rasrtriya Prajatantra Party. For Madhesi women to show willingness to compete in the polls indicates a step forward towards the eradication of violence against women …

Indeed, the very fact of a reporter being able tomeet and talk with someone like Babita – who never attended school and speaks the local Madhesi language instead of Nepali – represents a change. “Women earlier, especially the uneducated ones …

What followed kind of irked me. Nevertheless I calmed myself down. My mama (maternal uncle) said, “So, are you enjoying the way ‘Mithila’ is performing?” Oh no. You cannot call your India Women skipper that. I corrected him, “It is Mithali Raj.”

Last month, Sai interviewed renowned author Amish Tripathi on his book, ‘Sita – Warrior of Mithila’, a unique experience of the world of Ramayana, where he reimagines the character of Sita and takes a relook at several stereotypes associated with the Devi.

Amish talks about his latest book Sita: Warrior of Mithila, and how contemporary Indian discourse often forgets the strong women of the past. He also explains why he chose to portray Sita as a warrior in the book. Even though Sita is the second book in the …

Women of substance

Posted on: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Titled Sita – Warrior of Mithila, the book is a sequel and yet, not exactly a sequel of the first book in the series, Scion of Ikshvaku. While Amish usually takes a year and a half to release his books, this one has taken nearly two years. “I’ve …

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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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