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ARTICLE 5, 6 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution? What are Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan? Article 5 and 6 of Constitution of India, 1949

Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution and Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan are defined under Article 5 and 6 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

Article 5 of Constitution of India "Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution"

At the commencement of this Constitution every person who has his domicile in the territory of India and -
(a) who was born in the territory of India; or
(b) either of whose parents was born in the territory of India; or
(c) who has been ordinarily resident in the territory of India for not less than five years preceding such commencement, shall be a citizen of India

Article 6 of Constitution of India "Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution"

Notwithstanding anything in Article 5, a person who has migrated to the territory of India from the territory now included in Pakistan shall be deemed to be a citizen of India at the commencement of this Constitution if-

(a) he or either of his parents or any of his grand-parents was born in India as defined in the Government of India Act, 1935 (as originally enacted); and

(b) (i) in the case where such person has so migrated before the nineteenth day of July, 1948, he has been ordinarily resident in the territory of India since the date of his migration, or

(ii) in the case where such person has so migrated on or after the nineteenth day of July, 1948, he has been registered as a citizen of India by an officer appointed in that behalf by the Government of the Dominion of India on an application made by him therefor to such officer before the commencement of this Constitution in the form and manner prescribed by that Government:

Provided that no person shall be so registered unless he has been resident in the territory of India or at least six months immediately preceding the date of his application.

Constitution of India 1949

What is Preamble? What is Name and territory of the Union? What is the procedure for Admission or establishment of new States? Preamble, Article 1 and 2 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Formation of new States and alteration of areas, boundaries or names of existing States? Article 3 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Laws made under Articles 2 and 3 to provide for the amendment of the First and the Fourth Schedules and supplemental, incidental and consequential matters? Article 4 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution? What are Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan? Article 5 and 6 of Constitution of India, 1949

What are Rights of citizenship of certain migrants to Pakistan? What are Rights of citizenship of certain persons of India origin residing outside India? Article 7 and 8 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Person voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign? What is the meaning State not to be citizens Continuance of the rights of citizenship? What is the meaning of Parliament to regulate citizenship by law? Article 9, 10 and 11 of Constitution of India, 1949

What are the Definitions of Fundamental Rights? What are Laws inconsistent with or in derogation of the fundamental rights? Article 12 and 13 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Equality before law? What is Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth? Article 14 and 15 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment? What is Abolition of Untouchability? What is abolition of Titles? Article 16, 17 and 18 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Protection of certain rights regarding freedom of speech etc? What is Protection in respect of conviction for offences? Article 19 and 20 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Protection of life and personal liberty? What is Protection against arrest and detention in certain cases? Article 21 and 22 of Constitution of India, 1949

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