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‘Don’t issue tribal certs to people using father’s surname’: Khasi council to village chiefs

Shillong: An autonomous district council in Meghalaya has directed all traditional Khasi village chiefs to strictly follow customary norms of issuing tribal certificates to only those using their mother’s surname. The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) said the move was aimed at strengthening the matrilineal system practised by the Khasi tribe. “We directed the traditional […]