MHA clarification to Assam govt on Indian Citizenship status of Gorkhas living in state
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MHA clarification to Assam govt on Indian Citizenship status of Gorkhas living in state

New Delhi, Oct 10 : Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a clarification to the Assam government on the citizenship status of members of the Gorkha Community living in the State as per the Foreigners Act, 1946.

This followed a representation from the All Assam Gorkha Students’ Union to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh recently as some cases of members of Gorkha community living in Assam were referred to the Foreigners Tribunals.

In a communication to the state government, the MHA has listed various provisions to obviate the difficulties faced by Gorkhas in the matter of Indian citizenship. UNI