Incident Reports

Demonstration in Kalaiya against citizenship bill


Madhes, Bara, Kalaiya

Nepali Congress and Janata Samajwadi Party staged separate demonstrations in Kalaiya of Bara against the bill introduced by the government that recommends awarding naturalized citizenship to foreigner women married to Nepali man only after 7 years. They are demanding the scrapping of the bill citing that the bill was targeted towards Madhesi community which has very high rate of cross-border marriage with India.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org , Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media