Centre issues first set of citizenship certificates, 14 people granted Indian nationality

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Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla handed over the certificates to the 14 people after their functions have been processed on-line by means of a chosen portal, an official spokesperson stated.

The first set of citizenship certificates below the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) was issued Wednesday right here to 14 people, beginning the method of granting Indian nationality to persecuted non-Muslims migrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla handed over the certificates to the 14 people after their functions have been processed on-line by means of a chosen portal, an official spokesperson stated.

The CAA was enacted in December 2019 for granting Indian nationality to persecuted non-Muslim migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan who got here to India on or earlier than December 31, 2014. These embody Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, (*14*), Parsis and Christians.

After the enactment, the CAA bought the president’s assent however the guidelines below which the Indian citizenship was granted have been issued solely on March 11 this yr after over 4 years delay.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA workers and is revealed from PTI)


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