108 more Hindus from Pakistan to get Indian citizenship in Ahmedabad

Gandhinagar: A total of 108 people in Ahmedabad district who have migrated from Pakistan will be awarded Indian citizenship by the hands of the Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghvi on September 12.

On this occasion, Collector of Ahmedabad Ms. Praveena D.K, MLAs of Ahmedabad, President and members of Sindh Minority Migrants Association, 108 beneficiaries and their families will be present.

It may be mentioned here that the Gazette notifications of the year 2016 and 2018 empower the District Collectors of Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Kutch in Gujarat to grant Indian citizenship to the people of minority community (Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian)from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan after following the procedure under the Citizenship Act.

So far a total of 1149 Pakistani Hindu expatriates have been awarded Indian citizenship by Ahmedabad District Collectorate. DeshGujarat