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Maithil Brahmin

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Maithil Brahmins are a Hindu Brahmin community from the Mithila region of Bihar, India and the eastern Madhesh region of Nepal. They are one of the five Pancha-Gauda Brahmin communities.



In the 1960s and 1970s, the Maithil Brahmins became politically significant in Bihar. Binodanand Jha, Lalit Narayan Mishra, and Jagannath Mishra emerged as prominent political leaders of the community. Under the Chief Ministry of Jagannath Mishra, many Maithil Brahmins assumed important political positions in Bihar. Parmanand Jha is a Nepalese politician who served as the Vice President of Nepal from 23 July 2008 to 31 October 2015. Durgananda Jha was Nepalese democratic fighter.

Religious practices

They worship Shakti in various forms; some are also Shaivites and Vaishnavites.


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