On the occasion of the 77th Independence Day, where everybody was celebrating the festival of freedom. Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar shared a heartfelt message of patriotism, accompanied by a picture of a document.
Akshay Kumar Indian Citizenship
Akshay took to Twitter and wrote, “Dil aur citizenship, dono Hindustani (Heart and citizenship- both are Indian). Happy Independence Day! Jai Hind.” His fans congratulated him and wished him on the special day.
While his tweet was met with widespread appreciation and enthusiasm, it also stirred up discussions about his citizenship. Some people are speculating about his nationality, and others are demanding concrete proof.
Akshay Kumar Canadian Citizenship
In 2017, he was embroiled in a minor controversy when it was revealed that he held Canadian citizenship in addition to his Indian nationality. However, he clarified that he had applied for Canadian citizenship for convenience purposes while maintaining his Indian citizenship and identity.
This revelation caused a temporary uproar and led to discussions about patriotism and the responsibilities of public figures. Fast forward to 2023, Akshay Kumar’s recent tweet on Independence Day has once again sparked conversations about his citizenship.
Did Akshay Kumar give up Candian Citizenship?
Akshay Kumar shared a picture of a certificate that showcases that he gave up his Canadian citizenship. On the occasion of the 77th Independence Day announced that now he is fully an Indian Citizen.
The document shared by Akshay was issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, which shows that he finally gave up his Canadian Citizenship.
What is Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)?
The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is a law passed by the Indian Parliament in December 2019. The act provides a pathway to Indian citizenship for certain religious minorities from neighboring countries, namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
The CAA amends the Citizenship Act of 1955 and introduces specific provisions related to the eligibility for Indian citizenship. Although Citizenship Amendment Act is part of a larger debate surrounding immigration, citizenship, and religious identity in India.
However, on the work front, Akshay Kumar’s ambitious project OMG 2 was released recently and has managed to Rs 55 crore in four days at the box office.
Akshay Kumar Citizenship FAQs
A. Akshay said he went to Canada for work. He applied and got accepted.
A. On the occasion of the 77th Independence Day, Akshay Kumar made it known that he has reclaimed his Indian citizenship.
A. No, as per recent updates Akshay Kumar has given up his Canadian Citizenship.
A. Yes, Akshay Kumar owns several luxurious properties in Canada.
A. As per Akshay Kumar he pays all his taxes in India.
A. No, Indian Constitution does not allow the holding of dual citizenship.