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Raj govt to write to Rajnath over granting Indian citizenship to Pak migrants

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Chand today said the will write to for speeding up the process of granting Indian citizenship to Pakistani migrants in the state.

The process is really slow and majority of cases are pending. I will write a letter to the to get the process expedited at the central level. There is also a lack of coordination between the state committee and the Union home ministry which should be addressed, said after holding a meeting with state officials here.

The informed that there were close to 14,000 Pakistani migrants living in Jodhpur alone.

The (IB) has given its report on 800 papers (applications), but the migrants are still waiting for the citizenship because the process is too slow, he lamented.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 19:40 IST