|Author: Kailash Kumar 09 Jan 2016 Member Level: Platinum Points : 1 (Rs 1) Voting Score: 0|
The Citizenship Act, 1955 lays down conditions and procedures for acquisition of Indian citizenship. Indian citizenship can be acquired by birth, descent, registration and naturalization. The said Act can be referred for full details as it is not possible to narrate the same in limited space of Ask Expert section. Passport is the proof of citizenship.
|Author: Bhaskar Borah 09 Jan 2016 Member Level: Silver Points : 2 (Rs 2) Voting Score: 0|
According to law person that born in India are citizens of India by Birth. But there are also some exceptions.
Birth certificates, Permanent Resident Certificate etc. can be Proof of residence
person who born outside India also can be a citizen of India,
If his father was a citizen of the country between 26th day of January, 1950 and 10th day of December, 1992
There is also a provision to apply for a citizenship in India.
For more details about it you can go through http://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/citizenshipact1.htm