Madras High Court dismisses plea challenging TN Electricity Board's insistence on Aadhaar authentication for consumers

Lawyer ML Ravi filed the petition arguing that TANGEDCO cannot insist on Aadhaar authentication for consumers wishing to avail subsidies and benefits.
Aadhaar, UIDAI
Aadhaar, UIDAI

The Madras High Court last week dismissed a petition that had challenged a notification issued by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) asking electricity consumers to use Aadhaar authentication services as a condition for receipt of subsidies and other benefits.

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