ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Domicile Debate of Jharkhand

Through the Looking Glass

This paper is based on my doctoral work submitted to Jawaharlal Nehru University. I am indebted to Atiya Habeeb Kidwai The local domicile concept is fallacious in India because every citizen has the right to move freely, reside and settle in any part of the country. But domicile status can be used to grant a privilege only if there is some justifiable context like discrimination. This article deals with the domicile dispute existing in Jharkhand state, where the government is yet to complete the task.

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