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Sarlahi district office overwhelmed with applications for citizenship by descent
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SARLAHI, April 24 -- The flow of service seekers has been constant in the District Administration Office (DAO) in Sarlahi after the Supreme Court paved the way for those individuals whose parents are Nepali citizens by birth to acquire citizenship by descent.
Before the court's decision, children whose parents received citizenship by birth were not eligible to obtain citizenship by descent. Saroj Sah, a native of Gair in Kabilashi Municipality-7, had been waiting for this day for a long time.
"I am very happy after the court's order. I now qualify for a citizenship. This single document means a lot to me since it's going to open doors for me to seek employment, here or abroad. It also means I can now start a business if I want to," Sah ...
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