• Monday, May 23, 2022


Goans ‘could lose citizenship’ shankar

Goans Ycould lose citizenshipY shankar

By: Eastern Eye Staff

GOANS who obtained Portuguese nationality by registering their names in that country’s Central registry may lose Indian citizenship after a panel recommended action against them as per Indi- an law. A committee, headed by additional secretary in India’s home ministry, BK Prasad, has recommend- ed the issue of citizenship of such persons should be decided as per the Citi- zenship Act 1955 and Cit- izenship rules 2009. The panel was set up by the Indian government following a letter from then governor of Goa, BV Wanchoo, and then Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who said that around 400,000 Goans registered…

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