Indian Government Cancels Passports Of 33 NRIs For Abandoning Wives
Mandatory registration of NRI marriages within one week would be placed for approval.
The government has cancelled passports of 33 non-resident Indians or NRIs for abandoning their wives, the Women and Child Development Ministry said Wednesday.
The Integrated Nodal Agency (INA) made to look into the matter has been issuing Look-Out Circulars to absconding husbands in cases of NRI marriages and till now, 8 LoCs have been issued and 33 passports have been impounded by the External Affairs Ministry, a senior official said. The agency is chaired by secretary in the Women and Child Development Ministry, Rakesh Srivastava.