764 Pakistanis granted Indian citizenship in 3 years: Govt

Indian citizenship has been granted to 764 Pakistani nationals during the 2009-11 period, the government today told Parliament.

"1290 applications of Pakistani nationals were received from various state government/UTs for grant of Indian citizenship by registration and naturalisation during last three years, ie, 2009-2011. Indian citizenship was granted to 764 Pakistan nationals during this period," Minister of State for Home M Ramachandran told Rajya Sabha in a written reply.

He said all such cases received in his ministry "are processed as expeditiously as possible."

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