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Woeser Lhamo vs Union Of India & Ors on 26 May, 2017

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1. The petitioner, by the present petition, seeks a direction to the
respondents to issue her an Indian passport by treating her as an
Indian citizen in terms of Section 3(1)(a) of the Citizenship Act, 1955.

2. The petitioner was born in India on 01.11.1983. Learned
counsel for the petitioner relies on the judgment of this Court dated
13.04.2017 in WP(C) 254/2017 titled Tenzin Passang vs. Union of
India & Ors. and other connected matters.

3. Learned counsel for the respondents submits that the

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application of the petitioner for issuance of a passport would be
considered in accordance with law and a passport would be issued
subject to the petitioner complying with the other formalities and
satisfying the requirements of the Passport Act, 1967 and the Rules
framed thereunder.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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