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Mar 22 1973 (HC)

Niaz Khan Vs. the State of U.P. and ors.

Court : Allahabad

Decided on : Mar-22-1973

Reported in : 1973CriLJ1344

..... cannot rely on this. it is thus| clear that the petitioner does not satisfy the ingredients of article 5 of the constitution and was not a citizen of india at the commencement of the constitution. he does not claim to have acquired indian citizenship in any other manner. it therefore follows that he is a 'foreigner' and paragraph 3 of the order makes the ..... 'foreigner' means a person who 'is not a citizen of india.'11. article 5 of the constitution defines citizenship at the commencement of the constitution. it reads as under:5. 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:(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 .....

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