KATHMANDU, Sept 22: There has been widespread criticism of President Bidya Devi Bhandari as she didn’t verify the Citizenship Bill within the deadline. The bill was re-passed by the House of Representatives and the National Assembly and submitted to the President for verification.
KATHMANDU, August 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, raising questions over the Citizenship Bill, is preparing to send it back to parliament. The president seems to be in favor of moving forward only after a serious discussion on the issue of citizenship, which is always controversial. It is said that the president is in favor of moving forward resolving the questions left by history and the problems raised by the present on citizenship.