SC issued order to the CDO to grant Nepali citizenship as per Constitution

As the petitioner Akash Gupta is a Nepali citizen eligible for Nepali citizenship as per Article 11 (3) of the Constitution of Nepal, an order will be issued in the name of the Opposition District Administration Office, Dhanusha to grant petitioner Akash Gupta Nepali citizenship as per the provisions of the Constitution.

A joint bench of Justices Deepak Kumar Karki and Hari Prasad Phuyal issued the mandamus order in the name of the District Administration Office, Kathmandu.

Court said that A child of a citizen having obtained the citizenship of Nepal by birth prior to the commencement of the Constitution, acquire the citizenship of Nepal by descent if the child’s father and mother both are citizens of
Nepal.

Court not only order to provide the Citizenship by descent but also order protect and insure the rights to education.

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