Lucknow: After a 15-day long tussle the passport of the inter-faith couple Tanvi Seth and Anas Siddiqui was okayed. The authorities at a regional passport office in Lucknow have okayed the passport as per the new rules of the Ministry of External Affairs.
The clearance was granted verifying the six points mentioned in the new passport verification rules. No adverse reports on those 6 points proforma were found. It must be noted that the new proforma for Police verification is implemented with effect from June 1, 2018.
The controversy erupted when a passport officer humiliated the inter-faith couple. He was later transferred.