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Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Ashesh, Ashna - Thiruvengadam, Arun K.

Published: July 2017

Country expert(s)

Ashesh, Ashna

Thiruvengadam, Arun K.

Current citizenship law

The Citizenship Act, 1955 LANGUAGE: uk

The Citizenship Rules, 2009 LANGUAGE: uk

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law India domestic case law
International case law India International case law
Citizenship News

Disenfranchisement of circular migrants in India