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Committee for Citizenship Rights of the Chakmas of Arunachal Pradesh and Others (2016) 15 SCC 540

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Date : 01/01/2016

Category: Citizenship
This Petition prayed for direction against the Union of India to grant citizenship to the Chakma and Hajong Tribals who migrated to India in 1964-1969 and were settled in the State of Arunachal Pradesh. It was held by the Supreme Court that the Chakmas have a right to be granted citizenship subject to the procedure being followed. It also stands recognised by Judicial decisions that they cannot be required to obtain any Inner Line permit as they are settled in the State of Arunachal Pradesh.

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