Court : Madhya Pradesh
Decided on : Apr-26-1960
Reported in : AIR1961MP110; 1961CriLJ516
..... knowing how long it shall continue.it, therefore, created serious doubts regarding the intention of such 'migrants' whether they wanted to be citizens of india. the constitution recognised that there was neither logic nor principle in conferring citizenship rights on persons who had deliberately chosen or may hereafter deliberately decide to choose to make some other country their home. it, therefore, provided that ..... the requirements of article 5. in his case, the position would be that he would never be deemed to have acquired the citizenship of india, in spite of the fact that he was domiciled in india at the commencement of the constitution and also fulfilled the condition of any of the clauses (a), (b) or (c) of article 5.40. the learned counsel ..... 1959shabrati s/o mangoo10.misc. pet. no. 371/1958ghulam mahmood khan93.-99. the position in cases where the petitioners concerned were citizens of india at the commencement of the constitution is that the question of termination of their citizenship can only be decided by the central government. we need, therefore, examine only those cases in which the petitioners had migrated to pakistan ..... any foreign state.' 39.as i read these provisions, their plain meaning appears to me to be this. at the commencement of the constitution, article 5 conferred citizenship on any person who had his domicile in the territory of india and who also satisfied any one of the conditions laid down in clause (a), (b) or (c) thereof. article 7 then contains .....Tag this Judgment!