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May 22, 2020
3:54PM

Home Ministry permits evacuation of certain category of OCI cardholders, stranded abroad

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Union Home Ministry in a major relaxation has permitted evacuation of certain category of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders, stranded abroad.

Under the modified rules, minor children born to Indian nationals abroad holding OCI card and cardholders who wish to return to India on account of family emergencies will be permitted to travel by aircraft, ship, train or any other vehicle deployed for bringing back stranded people.

 
The permission to return has also been extended to couples where one spouse is an OCI cardholder and the other is an Indian national and they have a permanent residence in India. Additionally the University students who have OCI cards and whose parents are Indian citizens living in India will also be allowed to return.
 

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