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Home Secy hands over first citizenship certificates to 14 applicants under CAA

Home Secy hands over first citizenship certificates to 14 applicants under CAA

New Delhi, May 15 (UNI) The Union government on Wednesday handed over the first set of citizenship certificates to 14 applicants here under the Citizenship (Amendment) Rules, 2024.
The certificates were handed over by Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla, thus initiating the process of granting citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, Parsi and Christian communities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
The Home Secretary congratulated the applicants and highlighted salient features of the Citizenship (Amendment) Rules, 2024. Secretary Posts, Director (IB), Registrar General of India and senior officers were also present during the interactive session, a Ministry of Home Affairs statement said.

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