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Home ministry to hold interactive session on citizenship


mhaNew Delhi, Jan 4:  The Indian government will organise a day-long interactive session in Kerala later this month to create awareness among people about overseas citizenship of India as well as citizenship to foreign nationals.

The interactive session and public hearing will be held at Vadakara in Kozhikode district on January 23, said a home ministry press release.

The ministry’s foreigners division was handling issues related to overseas citizenship of India, grant of Indian citizenship to foreign citizens, extension of visa for staying in India and related subjects.

“With a view to make applicants aware of the various procedures for approval of these facilities and also to advise individual applicants on the status of their pending applications, this public hearing has been organised,” the release said.

It said that those willing to attend the public hearing or pursue pending cases should register with the ministry with details of their application.

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