Lok Sabha passes Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 to link Voter ID with Aadhaar

The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 seeks to allow electoral registration officers to seek the Aadhaar number of people who want to register as voters "for the purpose of establishing the identity".

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 which seeks to enable electoral authorities to mandate linking voter identity cards with Aadhaar.

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