Goans ‘could lose citizenship’ shankar Goans Ycould lose citizenshipY shankar
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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