Subject: Social Studies
The word Citizen is derived from the latin word 'Civis' which means the person who lives in a city. In the ancient time, there were small city-states in Greece and Rome. At that time city dweller was called the citizen. In ancient Greece, the women, slaves, low classes people and servants were not recognized as a citizen because of political rights. Nowadays all people living in a country like women and men, old or young, poor or rich, illiterate, all people of the town and village etc.
A citizen is a person who is recognized the member of a state under the law of a nation by having the rights of the state. The citizen must be an inhabitant of the particular country and should belong to the country. A citizen has right to vote in the election of the parliament and can be the candidate in the election of a nation. There are two types of people living in a country, they are residents and citizen. All people can't be the citizen of a country.
In the case of Nepal, a newly born child from the Nepalese father or mother in Nepal is directly the citizen of Nepal. People coming from other countries and residence are not known as the citizen of Nepal. They are called as Aliens. They cannot use any rights and law of the nation but can get the protection from the nation. They can't hold any governmental post and can't have the right to vote in the election. A citizenship of a nation is given to its citizen after the age of 18 which is a legal document or identity granted by the country.
Citizen is the backbone of its nation. All citizen should have positive and good manner towards its nation. Citizens are also responsible for developing the nation. They should involve in social work and developmental work or activities of a nation to developed the nation. A loyal citizen of a nation should always protect its public properties and rights. The public properties of a nation are like a public water tap, temples, ponds, monasteries,public building and so on. The important role thing of a citizen is to protect its nation and developed it.
Do you think you are a citizen of Nepal ? How?
No, I don't think I'm the citizen of Nepal because to be a citizen of Nepal we must be the age of 18.
What privileges does your family enjoy as the citizen? List them.
The privileges that my family enjoys as being citizen are as follow:
Define a citizen in your own words.
A citizen is a person who is recognized member of a state under the law of a nation by having the rights of the state.
What differences do you find between citizen and alien?
The difference between the citizen and alien are given below:
|A citizen is a person who is recognized member of a state under the law of a nation by having the rights of the state.||
People coming from other countries and residence are called as Aliens.
|Citizens can use the rights of the nation.||Alinens can't use the rights of the nation but can get protection.|
|Citizens can vote in an election parliament of a nation.||Ainens cannot vote in an election parliament of a nation.|
Where is the word citizen derived from? What does it mean?
The word "Citizen is derived from the latin word 'Civis' which means the person who lives in a city.
What right can a citizen enjoy in the country? List them.
The rights that citizens can enjoy are given below:
Why does a country need healthy, active and educated citizen?
A country needs a healthy, active and educated citizen to protect and developed the nation in a proper way.
What are the responsibilities of a citizen? List them.
The responsibilities of a citizen are as follow:
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