SC issues notice in petition challenging issuance of Aadhaar cards Planning Commission and Unique Identification Authority directed to file replies

SC issues notice in petition challenging issuance of Aadhaar cards Planning Commission and Unique Identification Authority directed to file replies

On November 30, 2012 the  Supreme Court Bench of Chief Justice Altamas Kabir and Justice J. Chelameswar issued notice in a petition challenging the the issuance of Aadhaar cards despite the lack of statutory backing for the same. The petition alleges that issuing Aadhar cards was an indirect way of implementing the provisions of the National Indentification Authority of India Bill, 2010.

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