A passport is a travel document that is issued by the countries Government. The document is used for the purpose of International travel and usually used to verify individual’s identity, nationality, name and sometimes biometrics. Every country has its own unique way of issuing the document to public.
In India the passport is issued either online or offline and as per the current system “Tatkal” passport arrives in 7 to 14 days and normal passports arrives in 30 to 45 days. Due to varied or unknown reasons the passports can get delayed and in search for appropriate reasons for delay applicants had to run from post to pole but this was before the commencement of RTI Act 2005.