Court : Chennai
Decided on : Nov-17-1959
Reported in : AIR1961Mad129; (1960)IIMLJ290
..... which a person might have owing to the operation of law, every citizen of india shall elect either to retain that citizenship or to expatriate himself, and that once he so elects, he cannot claim to retain indian citizenship and profess a dual allegiance.the constitutional validity of section 9(2) and that of the rule of evidence contained in ..... -state the basic principles underlying part ii of the constitution, the relevant sections of the citizenship act and the rules. article 5 of the constitution treats every person born in india, or the issue of parents born in india and domiciled in the country at the commencement of the constitution as a citizen of india.at the same time, recognising that several persons who ..... the topic. part ii of the constitution, articles 5 to 11 relate to citizenship. article 5 defines the persons who constitute citizens of india at the commencement of the constitution.article 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; or (b) either of whose ..... words of the section are: (1) that a citizen of india should by naturalisation, registration or otherwise, acquire the citizenship of another country; (2) such acquisition should be voluntary. article 9 of the constitution itself had made provision for the cessation of indian citizenship by voluntary acquisition of the citizenship of a foreign state.this would have certainly covered the period upto .....Tag this Judgment!