Incident Reports

Demonstration staged in Birgunj against citizenship bill

2020-07-02

Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

Students in Birgunj staged a protest against the Citizenship Bill on July 2.  Janata Samajwadi Party Nepal's fraternal organization National Student Association Thakur Ram Multiple Campus Unit Committee protested against the provision that foreign women married to Nepali men will have to wait for 7 years to acquire naturalized citizenship. They claimed this provision to be discriminatory against Madhesi's. State Assembly member Janant Ansari, Samajwadi Party Parsa president Ram Naresh Yadav, leaders Tabrez Ahmed, Sundar Kurmi, Rambha Mishra, Rekha Sah participated in the demonstration.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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
National/Online Media

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