External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced that passports would now be in both Hindi and English, and not just in English.
She also announced 10 per cent reduction in passport fee for applicants who are under eight and over 60.
Personal details in passports are now printed only in English.
#Correction: All passports will be in English and Hindi languages from now on and not just English: EAM Sushma Swaraj in Delhi— ANI (@ANI_news) June 23, 2017
The external affairs minister was addressing an event to mark 50 years of the Passport Act, 1967.
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