This article is a compilation of Article 8 as it is. You can understand it well, that’s why its explanation is also given below, you must read it. Its explanation is also available in Hindi, for this you can use the link given below;

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📜 Article 8

8. Rights of citizenship of certain persons of Indian origin residing outside India— Notwithstanding anything in article 5, any person who or either of whose parents or any of whose grand-parents was born in India as defined in the Government of India Act, 1935 (as originally enacted), and who is ordinarily residing in any country outside India as so defined shall be deemed to be a citizen of India if he has been registered as a citizen of India by the diplomatic or consular representative of India in the country where he is for the time being residing on an application made by him therefor to such diplomatic or consular representative, whether before or after the commencement of this Constitution, in the form and manner prescribed by the Government of the Dominion of India or the Government of India.
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🔍 Explanation

Citizenship is described in Part II of the Constitution of India, under which there are a total of seven articles from Articles 5 to 11. There is no permanent law in the constitution to ensure Indian citizenship. Rather, under Article 11, it was left to the Parliament to make suitable permanent law in this regard. And the Parliament enacted the Citizenship Act in the year 1955 for the purpose of implementing the same.

[An article exists on this topic, you must read it – Citizenship: Meaning, Acquisition, Termination etc.]

But till this law was not made, then who will be considered as a citizen of India and who will not, this has been mainly mentioned from Article 5 to 8. And under this, in this article, we are going to understand Article 8.

| Article 8 – Rights of citizenship of certain persons of Indian origin residing outside India

This is for those whose parents or grandparents were born in undivided India (i.e. born in India as defined in the Government of India Act 1935) but are ordinarily resident outside India, He can also become a citizen of India.

But he has to apply for registration for citizenship to the Indian diplomat in the country (where he is ordinarily residing).

So all in all this is article 8, hope you understand. To understand other articles, you can use the link given below.

  1. What does migration mean?

    Migration, that is, the absence of the concept of permanent residence. If someone goes to America from India and if he does not go for a certain work or for a limited period, then it is called migration.

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