New Delhi, September 21
A complete of two,120 Pakistanis, 188 Afghans and 99 Bangladeshis have been granted Indian citizenship within the final 4 years, the Rajya Sabha was knowledgeable on Monday.
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai stated a complete of two,729 folks of 44 nationalities have been granted Indian citizenship from 2017 until September 17, 2020.
Apart from 2,120 Pakistani, 188 Afghanistan and 99 Bangladeshi nationals, as many as 60 American, 58 Sri Lankan, 31 Nepali, 20 British, 19 Malaysian, 14 Canadian and 13 Singapore nationals have been additionally granted Indian citizenship throughout the identical interval, he stated in a written reply. PTI