Article 6 of Indian Constitution

Article 6 of Indian Constitution: Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan

Article 6 Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan – Constitution Of India

Notwithstanding anything in article 5, a person who has migrated to the territory of India from the territory now included in Pakistan shall be deemed to be a citizen of India at the commencement of this Constitution if—

  1. he or either of his parents or any of his grandparents was born in India as defined in the Government of India Act, 1935 (as originally enacted); and
    1. in the case where such person has so migrated before the nineteenth day of July, 1948, he has been ordinarily resident in the territory of India since the date of his migration, or
    2. in the case where such person has so migrated on or after the nineteenth day of July, 1948, he has been registered as a citizen of India by an officer appointed in that behalf by the Government of the Dominion of India on an application made by him therefor to such officer before the commencement of this Constitution in the form and manner prescribed by that Government:

Provided that no person shall be so registered unless he has been resident in the territory of India for at least six months immediately preceding the date of his application.

 


Part 2 Citizenship – Constitution Of India


Article 5 of Indian Constitution

Article 5 of Indian Constitution: Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution Article 5 Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution - Constitution Of India
  1. At the commencement of this Constitution, every person who has his domicile in the territory of India and who was born in the territory ...

Article 6 of Indian Constitution

Article 6 of Indian Constitution: Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan Article 6 Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan - Constitution Of India Notwithstanding anything in article 5, a person who has migrated to the territory ...

Article 7 of Indian Constitution

Article 7 of Indian Constitution: Rights of citizenship of certain migrants to Pakistan Article 7 Rights of citizenship of certain migrants to Pakistan - Constitution Of India Notwithstanding anything in articles 5 and 6, a person who has after the first day of March, 1947, migrated from the territory of ...

Article 8 of Indian Constitution

Article 8 of Indian Constitution: Rights of citizenship of certain persons of Indian origin residing outside India Article 8 Rights of citizenship of certain persons of Indian origin residing outside India - Constitution Of India Notwithstanding anything in article 5, any person who or either of whose parents or any ...

Article 9 of Indian Constitution

Article 9 of Indian Constitution: Persons voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign State not to be citizens Article 9 Persons voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign State not to be citizens - Constitution Of India No person shall be a citizen of India by virtue of article 5, or be ...

Article 10 of Indian Constitution

Article 10 of Indian Constitution: Continuance of the rights of citizenship Article 10 Continuance of the rights of citizenship - Constitution Of India  Every person who is or is deemed to be a citizen of India under any of the foregoing provisions of this Part shall, subject to the provisions ...

 

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