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Meaning of Person of Indian Origin (PIO)

(PIO) means a citizen of any country other than Bangladesh or Pakistan, if

(i) he at any time held Indian Passport; or

(ii) he or either of his parents or any of his grandparents was a citizen of India by virtue of the Constitution of India or the Citizenship Act, 1955 (57 of 1955); or

(iii) the person is a spouse of an Indian citizen or a person referred to in subclause (i) or (ii).

Reference: https://dipp.gov.in/sites/default/files/CFPC_2017_FINAL_RELEASED_28.8.17.pdf

CS Sushil Choudhary

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