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Over six lacs Indians gave up citizenship in the last 5 yrs: Centre

By IndianMandarins- 30 Nov 2021
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New Delhi (30.11.2021): Over six lacs Indians have given up their citizenship in the last five years, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Nityanand Rai, the Union MoS for Home, said that as per the information available with the External Affairs Ministry (MEA), a total number of 1,33,83,718 Indian nationals were living in foreign countries. In a written reply to a question, he said 1,33,049 Indians gave up Indian citizenship in 2017, 1,34,561 in 2018, 1,44,017 in 2019, 85,248 in 2020 and 1,11,287 till September 30, 2021.

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