After battle of over many years, Pakistani-starting place girls had been conferred Indian nationality.

Nida and Mahrukh Naseem, born in Karachi and dwelling in India on account that 1995, had been finally granted Indian citizenship on March 23.

Their dad and mom got married in 1989. Mahrukh became born in 1991 and Nida changed into born in 1995. Their father is an Indian citizen, while their mother was a Pakistani countrywide, mentioned Indian today.

The mother was granted Indian citizenship in 2007. But, her daughters, who have been living in India for the closing 24 years, continued to stand troubles.

Nida and Mahrukh on Tuesday thanked Indian top Minister Narendra Modi for granting them the citizenship.

Naseem stated it took them 24 years to acquire the citizenship, adding that due to the fact that their mom turned into Pakistani it additionally made the method more difficult.

moreover, the lion’s proportion of foreigners looking for Pakistani citizenship got here from the eastern neighbour over the past 10 years, in keeping with a file.

Out of the 635 foreigners to emerge as residents of the u . S ., 461 got here from India. at the same time as Afghanistan and Sri Lanka came in 2nd and third.

(With additional enter from information table)