Since you asked Ms.Anita it depends on who you pose this question to the Tulu, Nair and many communities up in he north-east there is no question of surname changing because it they are matrilineal.1
The constitution of the country gives everyone a choice,
The Babu-dom and their triplicate forms don’t.
At the end of the day what is surname, Merriam-Webster defines it as a name shared by the people in a family.
Every individualis defined by the communities he or she belongs to, and families are the communities where you are an inherent member.
No self stands alone. Behind it stretches an immense chain of physical and as a special class with the whole – mental events, to which it belongs as a recting member and which it carries on. through the conditiona at any moment of its somatic, especially its cerebral system and through education, and tradition, by word, by writing, by monument, by manners, by a way of life by a newly shaped environment… by som much that thousands of words would not exhaust it.
No self is of itself alone. It has a long chain of intellectual ancestors. These are chained to ancestry by many factors. This not just an allegory, but an eternal memory.
A surname presents a behaviour pattern and value system of an individual based on this collective experience.
With the surname a personal journey becomes a part of the generational relay. Live your legacy and then pass it on.
So much about educating Anita on surnames, but please indiblogger can you stop endorsing such idiotic prompts. I am not asking you pick revolutionary ones but relevant ones can make it can’t they unless you have a monthly one prompt contract with the lady. Her last prompt was equally pathetic.
- Relating to, based on, or tracing descent through the maternal line.