Over 6 lakh Indians renounced citizenship in the last five years

According to the Data released by the central government, only 1 per cent of Indian lives in foreign countries and around 6 lakh Indians have given up their Indian citizenship between 2017 and 2021.

Over 6 lakh Indians renounced citizenship in the last five years
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The Central government announced that over 6 lakh Indians had given up their Citizenship in the past five years. The announcement was made during the Winter session of Parliament by the Union Minister of State of Home Nityanand Rai.

He stated that according to the data from the Ministry of External Affairs, a total number of 1,33,83,718 Indian nationals are citizens residing abroad.