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Overseas Citizenship of India The Ministry of Home Affairs defines an OCI as a person who 1. Was a citizen of India on or after 26th January 1950 2.Was eligible to become a citizen of India on 26th January 1950 3.Is a child or grandchild of such a person, among other eligibility criteria. 4. An applicant is not eligible for the OCI card if he, his parents, or grandparents have ever been a citizen of Pakistan or Bangladesh. The category was introduced by the government in 2005. The Government of India via the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2015 merged the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) category with the OCI category in 2015. Limitations OCI cardholders do not get voting rights, cannot hold a government job, and purchase agricultural or farmland. They cannot travel to restricted areas without government permission. Hence all statements are incorrect.

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