Are you a virgin? Do you have more than one wife? IGMIS Patna to employees in marital status declaration form

02 August 2017, 08:50 PM
Marital deceleration form issued by Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences. (Source: ANI)
Marital deceleration form issued by Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences. (Source: ANI)

The Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS), Patna, has asked its employees to declare if they are virgin and if they are having only one living wife in a marital status declaration form.

In a photograph of the declaration form distributed to the employees, the premium government medical college and hospital tweeted by the ANI read, “That I am bechelor /widower /virgin.”

The declaration form has spelling and grammatical errors. According to the form spelling of bachelor is written ‘bechelor’.

The government institute further in the marital declaration form also wants to confirm if a married person is only married to one woman or a woman is married to a man who has no other wife other than the declarer.

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The declaration reads, “That I am married and have only one wife living.”

In the third question, the institute asks, “I am married to a person who has no other wife living or That I am married and have more than one wife.”

NewsNation.in tried contacting the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences administration in connection to the marital declaration form to learn the reasons behind.

First Published: Wednesday, August 02, 2017 01:36 PM
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