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Jul 21 1958 (HC)

Aslam Khan Vs. Fazal Haque Khan and ors.

Court : Allahabad

Decided on : Jul-21-1958

Reported in : AIR1959All79

..... he had opted for pakistan, he had never renounced nor he has been deprived of his india citizenship nor had his indian citizenship terminated under the citizenship act, 1955. it was further his case that he had not migrated from india to pakistan, so that article 5 of the constitution applied to him and he became an indian citizen at the time of the commencement of ..... the parties in this case.4. we have already indicated above when discussing the provisions of the constitution that the appellant did not become a citizen of india at thecommencement of the constitution or when he returned to india in february, 1948. subsequently, he could only acquire citizenship, as has been mentioned above, by obtaining an appropriate certificate under section 5 or section 6 of ..... into account the provisions contained in the constitution and the provisions of the citizenship act, 1955. prior to the commencement of the constitution, persons residing in the territory of india were british subjects.the citizenship of india came into existence, for the first time, under the constitution when india became a republic. article 5 of the constitution recognised as a citizen of india every person who had his domicile in .....

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