Women Don’t Need To Change Their Names In Passport After Marriage

passportPM Modi has just announced a good news for the newly-married couples who were planning their summer breaks for overseas, but are stuck up in the process of updating spouses’ names on their passports. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that women are free to retain their maiden names in their passports now 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 over a video conferencing.