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Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
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Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]

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Updates from Supreme Court – Day 3

Shyam Divan is continuing with his arguments on #Aadhaar

  1. hearing resumes: Shyam Divan continuing his arguments.
  2. Divan is discussing right to self determination of individual, citing German example.
  3. “Eminent Domain confined to land, property etc., cannot extend it to my body”, Shyam Divan.
  4. “State at best is a trustee, it cannot compel me to part with my property”, Shyam Divan.
  5. “Do not allow government to canvass a humpty dumpty interpretation” Shyam Divan relying on Lord Atkin’s dissent in Liversidge v Anderson
  6. Shyam Divan: “you cannot ask individuals yet to reach the age of consent to get yoked to the system”
  7. Shyam Divan concludes arguments.
  8. Hearing concludes for the day, Central government to make submissions starting Tuesday next week.

Gautam Bhatia (@gautambhatia88), Advocate, has been live tweeting each of the arguments from the Supreme Court. Here are his tweets (Best to read from bottom up)

Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]
Day 3 – #Aadhaar Hearing: Eminent Domain cannot extend to human body [Read Shyam Divan’s submissions]

Below are the detailed submissions of Senior Advocate Shyam Divan in the case:

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