Madras High Court declines to entertain plea to include Aadhaar in death certificates to aid removal of deceased voter names from electoral rolls

The Court opined that it is for the Parliament and the Election Commission to decide whether such measures are required to ensure the purity and sanctity of the electoral roll.

The Madras High Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a suggestion to include Aadhaar details in death certificates to assist the Election Commission in the removal of the names of deceased voters from electoral rolls (N Shyllappa Kalyan v. The Chief Election Commissioner and 4 others)

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