Father does not own daughter; every child has right to use mother's surname: Delhi High Court

"The father does not own the daughter to dictate that she should use only his surname. If the minor daughter is happy with her surname, what is your problem?" the Court asked the father who had approached the Court.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

Every child has a right to choose his/ her mother's name as the surname, the Delhi High Court observed on Friday (Vindhya Saxena v East Delhi Municipal Corporation).

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