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Loss of Indian Citizenship - How you can lose your Indian Citizenship

The Indian government, as per section 10 of the Indian Citizenship Act, 1955, may withdraw Indian citizenship from any person  if they are satisfied that: 1. The registration or certificate of naturalization was obtained by means of fraud, false representation or the concealment of any material fact; or 2. that citizen has shown himself by act or speech to be disloyal or disaffected towards the Constitution of India as by law established; or 3. that citizen has, during any war in which India may be engaged, unlawfully traded or communicated with an enemy or been engaged, in or associated with, any business that was to his knowledge carried on in such manner as to assist and enemy in that war; or 4. That citizen has, within five years after registration or naturalization, been sentenced in any country to imprisonment for a term of not less than two years; or 5. that citizen has been ordinarily resident out of India for a continuous period of seven years, and during that period, has neither been at any time a student of any educational institution in a country outside India or in the service of the Government in India or of an international organization of which India is a member, nor registered annually in the prescribed manner at an Indian consulate his intention to retain his citizenship of India.
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Loss of Indian Citizenship

How you can lose your Indian

Citizenship

The Indian government, as per section 10 of the Indian Citizenship Act, 1955, may withdraw Indian citizenship from any person  if they are satisfied that: 1. The registration or certificate of naturalization was obtained by means of fraud, false representation or the concealment of any material fact; or 2. that citizen has shown himself by act or speech to be disloyal or disaffected towards the Constitution of India as by law established; or 3. that citizen has, during any war in which India may be engaged, unlawfully traded or communicated with an enemy or been engaged, in or associated with, any business that was to his knowledge carried on in such manner as to assist and enemy in that war; or 4. That citizen has, within five years after registration or naturalization, been sentenced in any country to imprisonment for a term of not less than two years; or 5. that citizen has been ordinarily resident out of India for a continuous period of seven years, and during that period, has neither been at any time a student of any educational institution in a country outside India or in the service of the Government in India or of an international organization of which India is a member, nor registered annually in the prescribed manner at an Indian consulate his intention to retain his citizenship of India. Next Page   Types of Indian visa - read now 
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