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Overseas Indians: Citizenship and Other Rights

Citizenship and Other Rights At the recently concluded Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) at Hyderabad, two Indians became the first to receive the coveted Overseas Indian Citizenship (OIC) cards. The card now allows a greater flexibility to overseas Indians in entry and registration with local police authorities; it also accords them parity with non-resident Indians in economic, financial and educational fields, except in acquisition of agricultural or plantation properties. It confers as yet no political or voting rights. The promise of


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