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EC for distributing citizenship along with voter registration, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 21/12/2016)

Citizenship provision: Constitution is already discriminatory, but with this amendment, it will also become patriarchal, by Subin Mulmi (kp 13/12/2016)

Citizenship and naturalisation: Madhesis do not want provisions that might compromise their relations with people across the border, by Praveen Kumar Yadav (kp 29/11/2016)

Don’t discriminate against naturalised citizens, says Yadav (ht 22/11/2016)

‘Naturalised citizens cannot be allowed to hold key constitutional posts’ (ht 20/11/2016) [Okay, but then treat children of both Nepali men or Nepali women, who are married to foreigners, equal!!], Govt planning to bring constitution amendment bill next week (ht), Panel fails to send Parbat restructuring report (kp 20/11/2016)

No solution in sight: The argument that naturalized citizens by marriage be treated as ‘special’ is fraught as we are dealing with people of two different countries, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep17/11/2016) [?? The problem is the continued different treatment of two genders, men and women by the constitution!!]

All citizens should have equal rights, says TMDP leader Lal (ht), Clinging to creed: A diverse country cannot live in peace and harmony by making one religion constitutionally superior to another, by Pramod Mishra (kp 10/11/2016)

Morcha leaders clear air on naturalised citizenship: Blame major parties for ‘uncalled for controversy’, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 09/11/2016), Ripples Of Naturalised Citizenship Issue, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 09/11/2016)

Citizenship issue tough nut to crack: According to the new  constitution, only citizens by descent can hold the constitutional positions (kp 08/11/2016), NC not for retaining interim statute provisions: Shekhar; Says a majority of leaders are against naturalised citizens holding key posts, by Sarin Ghimire (kp 08/11/2016)

Nepal Citizenship Act, 20163 (2006)

Nepal Citizenship Rules, 2063 (2006)


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