PART II

CITIZENSHIP

5. Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution.-

At the commencement of this Constitution, every person who has his domicile in the territory of India and- (a) who was born in the territory of India; or b) either of whose parents was born in the territory of India; or

(c) who has been ordinarily resident in the territory of India for not less than five years immediately preceding such commencement,

shall be a citizen of India.