Incident Reports

PM Oli's effigy burned in Janakpur against Citizenship Bill

2020-06-22

Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

The youths and women associated with the Janata Samajbadi  Party have burnt the effigy of Prime Minister KP Oli at Janakpur on Monday at Janakpur, saying that the bill is discriminatory. The parliamentary committee had passed a draft proposal of the new citizenship bill to grant naturalized citizenship to a foreign woman marrying a Nepali citizen after seven years.

The protestors alleged that the government planned to affect the cultural relation with India by passing the bill.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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