27 August, 2019
The Madras High Court has been hearing a PIL petition since 2018 has asked to link adhar with government identity proof.
In response to a PIL seeking stay on the implementation of the Unique Identification (UID)/Aadhaar Scheme the top court ruling stated that the 23.8 billion dollar scheme, set up by the central government aiming to create a unique identity for each resident of India, through bio-metric – retinal and finger print scans, cannot be made mandatory.
Arguments of the Supreme Court
Availability Unique Aadhar id Number of every Individual:
Challenges apparent in the linking of Aadhaar numbers with social media profiles:
Source: The Hindu
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