Court : Kolkata
Decided on : Dec-23-1953
Reported in : AIR1954Cal415,58CWN468
..... that one citizenship would normally, though perhaps not invariably, favour one domicile provided the basic ..... system of law' prevails in the country of which he is a citizen. one citizenship with different state domiciles may creat many incongruous situations where a citizen of india is by constitution given the right to reside and settle in any part of the territory of india with such rights as to acquire, hold and dispose of property & to move freely ..... this stage another argument advanced by mr. das that the constitution of india does nowhere lay down any definition, or requirement of one indian domicil. it is argued first that reference to domicile that is made in article 5 of the constitution of india is only in the context of citizenship and, secondly, that such reference is consistent with domicil being ..... person who has his domicile in the territory of india' which territory includes the territories of the different states. from that it does not follow necessarily that the constitution expressly recognises different state domiciles in india, this much is clear that the indian constitution proceeds on the basis of one indian citizenship.it is not inappropriate in that context to consider .....Tag this Judgment!