H.JanakiManohar Rao (lawyer) 07 August 2021
G.L.N. Prasad (Retired employee.) 07 August 2021
Yes. The wife in Hindu tradition gets the surname and other benefits of the husband's family. She can apply and if it is rejected the authorities must specify such reason. While issuing such a certificate, no Tehasildar looks into her past status and as to whether that caste was BC in that state or not.