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522 from Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana region give up citizenship in past 5 yrs

Amarjot Kaur

Press Reporter News Service

Chandigarh, December 28

A complete of 522 individuals from Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana area have surrendered their passports previously 5 years, based on the information offered by the Regional Passport Workplace (RPO), Sector 34.

A ‘give up certificates’ is issued to candidates prepared to give up their passports at passport workplaces, primarily for renunciation of Indian citizenship and buying international nationality. It is a chargeable miscellaneous passport service. Those that have acquired the international nationality on or after June 1, 2010, have to pay Rs5,000 and people who acquired the international nationality earlier than June 1, 2010 have to pay Rs500.

The RPO recorded the best variety of give up certificates in 2019, simply earlier than the pandemic crippled the journey and tourism business. That 12 months, it issued a complete of 162 give up certificates. Regardless of the pandemic-induced restrictions, 99 folks surrendered their passports in 2020. In 2021, the straight-line graph factors at no change within the pattern in any respect. Until December 20, this 12 months too, the RPO has issued 99 give up certificates to the candidates wanting to surrender Indian citizenship.

In 2018, this quantity stood at 90, whereas in 2017, the RPO issued solely 70 give up certificates.

Regional Passport Officer Sibash Kabiraj stated: “Principally, the explanation behind surrendering the passport is to accumulate a international nationality. Over these 5 years, we have now noticed that increasingly persons are leaving for Canada from the area. It’s most likely as a result of there have been relaxations in getting Canadian PR and the way it offers quick access to different developed nations.”

Chargeable service

A ‘give up certificates’ is issued to candidates prepared to give up their passports at passport workplaces, primarily for renunciation of Indian citizenship and buying international nationality. It is a chargeable miscellaneous passport service.

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Principally, the explanation behind surrendering the passport is to accumulate a international nationality. Over these 5 years, we have now noticed that increasingly persons are leaving for Canada from the area. It’s most likely as a result of there have been relaxations in getting Canadian PR and the way it offers quick access to different developed nations. — Sibash Kabiraj, Regional Passport Officer

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