"Credible allegation" that only Aadhaar-linked numbers were sent SMSes by BJP, Puducherry: Madras High Court calls for UIDAI enquiry

"There is a credible allegation which has been squarely levelled that only mobile phones linked to Aadhar cards have received the SMS messages. It is squarely for the UIDAI to provide an adequate answer."

The Madras High Court today said that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) should enquire into how the confidential information held by it may have been leaked, in view of credible allegations that the Bharitya Janata Party (BJP) Puducherry had misused Aadhaar data to boost election campaigns through bulk SMSes to Aadhaar-linked numbers.

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