18 Hindu refugees who hail from Pakistan get Indian citizenship at a camp in Ahmedabad

18 Hindu refugees from Pakistan were granted Indian citizenship in Ahmedabad. Gujarat’s Minister of State for Home, Harsh Sanghavi, conferred citizenship at a camp on March 16. Sanghavi urged them to contribute to India’s development. The move aligns with the Citizenship Amendment Act, facilitating citizenship for persecuted non-Muslim migrants. Gazette notifications empowered district collectors to grant citizenship. So far, 1,167 Hindu refugees in Ahmedabad have gained citizenship.

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