New Delhi, July 22 (PTI): As many as 87,026 Indians have renounced their citizenship until June this year, and over 17.50 lakh people have given up Indian citizenship since 2011, according to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar
EAM S Jaishankar said that more than 87,000 Indians have renounced their citizenship till June this year (PTI)
Signalling a growing trend of settling in abroad among Indians, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that more as many as 87,026 Indians renounced their citizenship till June this year.
17.50 lakh people have given up their Indian citizenship since 2011, said S Jaishankar in a written
He emphasised on the fact that a large number of Indian nationals are exploring the global workplace. Many of Indians who are going abroad for studies have chosen to take up foreign citizenship for reasons of personal convenience.
S Jaishankar also stressed upon the fact that the Indian community abroad is an asset to the nation. He said that the government has brought about a transformational change in its engagement with the diaspora.
“A successful, prosperous and influential diaspora is an advantage for India and our approach is to tap diaspora networks and utilise its reputation for national gain,” he said.