Individuals have fundamental right under Article 21 to change their names: Allahabad High Court

Single-judge Justice Ajay Bhanot observed that a name is of universal human value and a cherished right across jurisdictions.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court recently held that individuals have the fundamental right to change their names as per their personal preference and this right comes within the scope of right to life under Article 21 of the Constitution.

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