Government exempts Bangladeshi & Pakistani nationals entering India before December 31, 2014

Q.  Government has exempted Bangladeshi and Pakistani nationals entering India before which date without proper documents:
- Published on 10 Sep 15

a. May 31 2014
b. April 31 2014
c. December 31 2014
d. January 31 2015

ANSWER: December 31 2014
GoI has decided to exempt Pakistani and Bangladeshi nations of minority communities who have entered into the country without proper or with expired documents on or before December 31, 2014. Decision was notified in the official gazette and taken under Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920 and Foreigners Act, 1946. The decision was made on humanitarian grounds. Several steps for issuance of long term visa for refugees has been initiated since Modi government came to power.

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