New Delhi – 46,188 Indians were naturalised during 2016 as compared to 42,213 in 2015 said Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh in Lok Sabha.”As per the information available with the ministry, 4,52,109 Indian nationals have acquired foreign citizenship in 117 countries from 2014 to 2017 (till date),” he said. Highest number of Indians were naturalised in California (10,298), followed by New Jersey (5,312), Texas (4,670) and New York (2,954), the minister said.