Women Need Not Change Name in Passports After Marriage: Modi
In a step to garner cheers and applause from women across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that women henceforth need not change their names in their passport after their marriage.
According to the passport website, women had to apply for re-issue of Passport to change their names in it after marriage. With the latest announcement from Modi, women and recently married couples will be relieved from this strenuous process.
Addressing a gathering of the Indian Merchants Chambers’ ladies wing, Modi stated that his govt. is making all efforts to empower women through various developmental schemes. He added that his govt. wants the woman of the house to be the priority in its development schemes.