It’s to inform the newly-wed grooms those move abroad leaving their newly-wed bride behind here, Chandigarh’s regional passport office will now grab you by your collar if you tried to do something like this. In short, their passports will be canceled.
Talking to media, an official from the passport department said that from last few months the department was flushed with such complaints against NRI’s, wherein sometime after marriage the groom leaves for abroad and his bride is left behind waiting for him. More to it some cases are such that the grooms have not even once visited back to meet their wives.
It is to inform you that alone in Chandigarh’s regional office there have been more than 15000 complaints. Out of which maximum are from Punjab. In addition to it, within 3 days 7 passports have been canceled. And it will be their wives those will help the passport department to take such step. In fact, a team of women is already working on it.
Other than this, NRI grooms will also have to register their marriage within 48 hours or else it won’t be registered. Such decisions were a must after all this has become a common scenario across Punjab today. What’s your take on it? Do let us know by commenting in the section below.