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Who are eligible to become over¬seas citizens of India?

A foreign national who was eligible to become a citizen of India on 26-01-1950 or was a citizen of India on or after 26-01-1950 and his/her children and grandchildren are eligible to
become an overseas citizen of India provided his/her country of citizen¬ ship allows dual citizenship. However if the applicant had ever been a citizen of Pakistan or Bangladesh, he/she will not be eligible to become an overseas citizen of India.