ARTICLES OF AN ADVOCATE: issue the passport by using the name of the step father S.Ravisankar in the passport.= writ of Mandamus directing the respondent to receive the passport application of the petitioner viz., R.Gayathirir daughter of Padmini S.Ravisankar and process of the application and issue the passport by using the name of the step father S.Ravisankar in the passport.- the petitioner's mother was not successful in registering the application on online in view of the fact that the petitioner's birth certificate reflect the name of the biological father as M.Rangarajan, but the school records reflect the name of the step father viz., S.Ravishankar. Since the petitioner's mother was not successful in registering the application through E.Mail, she met officials of the respondent office on 06.05.2013. The said officials informed the petitioner's mother that unless they get a direction from this Court to use the name of the step father in the passport, it will not be possible for them to issue passport to the petitioner, because the name of the father differs in school records from that of the birth certificate. -This Court taking note of the fact that the petitioner's educational prospect should not be affected and also that the petitioner is to furnish the passport number within 27.05.2013, so as to enable her to admit in the course in Astro Physics in National University of Singapore, on the basis of fair play, equity and even as a matter of prudence, direct the respondent/Regional Passport Officer, Chenai to receive the passport application of the petitioner and process the said application and to proceed further in regard to the issuance of passport by using the name of step father viz., S.Ravishankar in the passport, in the manner known to law and in accordance with law. Further the said exercise is to be done within a period of one week from the date of receipt of a copy of this order.