Court : Orissa
Decided on : Jan-16-1961
Reported in : AIR1961Ori174; 1961CriLJ658
..... and in his application for b visa he described himself as a pakistan national and wanted permission to visit india for a period of one year, to see his parents.by virtue of article 7 of the constitution he clearly lost his indian citizenship when he stayed in pakisthan after attaining majority. the true meaning of the expression 'migrated from the territory of ..... residing in that country permanently when he went there and accepted a government service, was not stated in the affidavit. the legal position therefore is that though a citizen of india the petitioner lost his citizenship by virtue of article 7 of the constitution when he went to east pakistan and remained there even after attaining majority.if after his return to ..... : india' occurring in article 7 of the constitution has been explained by their lordships of the supreme court in a very recent (unreported ..... india he wanted to acquire indian citizenship, it was open to him to apply to the authorities concerned, under section 5 of the citizenship act. section 9(1) of that act makes it 'clear that once a citizen of .....Tag this Judgment!