Govt Withdraws Plan to Introduce Orange Colour Passports

The decision to withdraw the order comes just a day after the Kerala High Court issued notices to the central government and the Passport Authority of India over the proposal to have two different colour passports.
Orange Colour Passports

New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has withdrawn its proposal to introduce orange colour passports for ECR category, that is those who have not passed 10th grade at school, after facing flak for the “discriminatory” order.

The decision to withdraw the order comes just a day after the Kerala High Court issued notices to the central government and the Passport Authority of India over the proposal to have two different colour passports.

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