This article is written by – Khyaati Bansal, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies
“The father doesn’t possess the girl to direct that she should use just his family name. In the event that the minor girl is content with her last name, what is your concern?” the Court asked the father who had moved toward the Court.
Each youngster has a privilege to pick his/her mother’s name as the family name, the Delhi High Court saw on Friday (Vindhya Saxena v East Delhi Municipal Corporation).
The Court mentioned the objective fact while discarding a plea recorded by a minor young lady’s Father who looked for bearings with the goal that his name is reflected as the little girl’s family name and not the mother’s name.
Justice Rekha Palli, notwithstanding, declined to permit the plea.
“The father doesn’t claim that the little girl should use just his family name. On the off chance that the minor girl is happy with her last name, what is your concern?” she inquired.
Advocate Anuj Kumar Ranjan, showing up in the interest of petitioner (father) presented that she is a minor and doesn’t choose these things for herself.
The Court was informed that the youngster’s name was changed from “Srivastava” to “Saxena” by the petitioner’s estranged spouse.
The father concluded that the name change will make it hard to guarantee a protection sum from LIC, since the strategy was taken for the sake of the kid with her father’s family name.
In the wake of hearing the applicant finally, Justice Rekha Palli declined to engage the supplication, inferring that it doesn’t have merit. The petitioner was, be that as it may, offered freedom to move toward the school of the minor girl to show his name as the father.
“I see no legitimacy in the current Writ appeal. The misgiving that the LIC will be disrespected is misconstrued and is an endeavor to somehow set score with his estranged spouse,” the Court believed.