In Tamilnadu it is possible to change your name in the birth certificate by producing an affidavit in Rs. 20/- stamp paper with 5 ofthe following attested documents:
2. School certificates
3. Marriage invitation
4. Marriage certificate
5. Ration card
6. Bank pass book
7. Voter identity card
Any other attested document which supports the spelling correction etc.,
Most of the times the error in names occur due to the mispelling of Indian names into English. Clerical errors also cann.ot be ruled out.
Long winding lengthy procedures are inevittable.