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Hundreds Of Indians Confirmed As UK Citizens Under Govt’s Windrush Scheme

A majority of them (367) arrived in the UK before 1973, when the immigration rules changed, while others either arrived later or were a family member of the so-called 'Windrush Generation'.

More than 450 Indians have confirmed their British citizenship under the government’s ‘Windrush Scheme’, set up in the wake of an immigration scandal last year.

The ‘Windrush Generation’ refers to citizens of former British colonies who arrived in the UK before 1973, when the rights of such Commonwealth citizens to live and work in Britain were substantially curtailed.


Read it at Economic Times

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