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If there is any state where a child is known as by mothers name ?

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Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 22 Mar '08 12:42 am
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yes i think but iam not sure ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,ASSAM
Answered by myshade, 22 Mar '08 12:43 am

 
  
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no idea.......
Answered by minati vishwakarma, 22 Mar '08 12:46 am

 
  
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No...i haven't heard anyone
Answered by himanshu sharma, 22 Mar '08 12:44 am

 
  
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If can I recall rightly JOY, I remember one event of Salem Distt in Tamil Nadu.
Four-year-old Nithish Raj from Samudhram in Salem district is the first child in the State, after the Chief Minister decided to end gender bias, to take the first letter of his mother's name as initial.
The change was officially recorded when his parents submitted an application seeking admission for their ward to LKG at School at Konkanapuram. The boy's name was put in the first column followed by his mother's name and then his father's. The authorities admitted him without hesitation.
This change is seen by women activists as the beginning of a `silent social reformation', ushered in by then Chief Minister's announcement at that time in the Assembly that a child could take the first letter of his or her mother's name as initial.The announcement encouraged S.T Saravanan and Vimala Devi to give their child the initial `V'. Talking to The Hindu, Mr.Saravanan, said the decision was taken after ...more
Answered by drdinesh sharma, 22 Mar '08 01:08 am

 
  
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Some tribes in North-East are matrilineal. I am not sure, how about Boro people?
Answered by Parthapratim Chakravorty, 22 Mar '08 12:45 am

 
  
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