Government issues clarification why Lotus symbol printed on passports

Fri Dec 13 2019 14:30:45 GMT+0530 (IST)

A day after Opposition members in Lok Sabha raised the issue of lotus being printed on new passports, the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said it was part of the enhanced security features to identify fake passports.



The Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar has said this symbol is our national flower and is part of the enhanced security features to identify fake passports. Apart from lotus, other national symbols will be used on rotation. Symbols are connected with India

The Congress party has questioned Modi government over the replacement of 'Lion' with 'Lotus' symbol on Indian passports