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Article 5 Constitution of India

Citizenship at commencement of the Indian Constitution

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  1. Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution-

At the commencement of this Constitution every person who has his domicile in the territory of India and-

(a) who was born in the territory of India; or

(b) either of whose parents was born in the territory of India; or

(c) who has been ordinarily resident in the territory of India for not less than five years immediately preceding such commencement, shall be a citizen of India.


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