Civil society members and cadres affiliated with various political parties have staged-sit-in at Birgunj against the new citizenship bill. 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 had planned to affect the cultural relation with India by passing the bill.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Form||Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking|
|Primary Cause||Other political issues|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||CSO/NGO|
|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|