New Delhi, October 4, 2019:
The Government of India has finally granted Indian citizenship to a Pakistani woman, Zubeda, after 35 years.
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Zubeda has been living in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar for 35 years on a long term visa.
As per reports, the 55-year-old Zubeda had married Syed Mohammad Zaved, a resident of Yogenderpur. After Zubeda had married Syed Mohammad Zaved, she had immediately applied for citizenship.
However, her request was denied on legal grounds. She was staying in the country on a long-term visa since 1994. Zubeda has two daughters namely – Rumesha (30 years) and Zumesha (26 years), both of whom are married.
It may be mentioned that on receiving the Indian citizenship, a person can apply for Aadhaar, ration card, voter ID and a passport.
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