In Tajikistan banned the use of Russian names

В Таджикистане запретили использовать русские фамилии

The Tajik authorities banned the country’s use of names with Russian endings, reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to Deputy head of the Department of Registration of acts of civil status at the Ministry of justice of Jaloliddin Rakhimov.

From now on, the citizens of Tajikistan, receiving new documents, now will write on them the name and patronymic only with the Tajik endings, last, and middle names with Russian endings is now banned.

“This decision was taken after the adoption of the amendments to the law “On registration of acts of civil status, signed at the end of March the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon”, — said Rakhimov.

The official noted that under this law, the names will be formed with the help of the Tajik endings “zod”, “zod”, “,”, “yen”, “headlights”. For example, “Karimzod” or “Karisuma”.

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According to Rakhimov, with some residents who want to keep the names of their children is finished, for example, “ov”, “ova”,”ovich”, “ovna”, conducted explanatory work.

“We are conversing with them, explain that the purpose of tajikization names. If the situation does not change, in ten years our children will be divided into two groups, one group will wear the names of the Tajik, the other – will be wearing someone else’s. We must have and develop our national and Patriotic feelings,” said the official.

He added that these changes do not affect only those who had in the past Russian graduating and not going to change their documents.

For the first time on the replacement of Russian endings were conceived in March 2007 the President of Tajikistan, who replaced his name with Emomali Rakhmonov Sharifovich on Emomali Rahmon, after which his example was followed by many officials.

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