Name in the Panchayat register is considered to be the official name of a person. You can change this name by following three simple steps:
I. Affidavit with the notary and pro bono declaration;
II. Newspaper publication; and
III. Gazette notification (compulsory for government servants).
After officially changing your name in the register you can update your old documents, including your caste certificate, by producing a copy of your name change certificate.
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