Women Are Now Able To Retain Maiden Family Name In Passports – PM Modi

In a landmark move by the Centre, PM Modi announced that women will now be able to retain their maiden names in passports.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that women need not change their names in passports after their marriage. “From now onwards, women will not have to change their names in the passport after their marriage,” Modi told a gathering of the Indian Merchants Chambers’ ladies wing, The Mint reported today.


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