Name change part of individual's right of expression under Article 19(1)(a), Article 21: Allahabad High Court

"The freedom of expression as guaranteed under Article 19(1) (a) includes within its sweep all forms of expressions and name in the present world is clearly a strong expression", the Court said.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court recently opined that the individual ‘name’ of a person is a facet of the right of expression, which was guaranteed under Article 19(1) a) read with Article 21 of the Constitution of India.

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