Supreme Court issues notice to Central government, Assam on plea to issue Aadhaar to those included in NRC final supplementary list

The plea said that nearly 21 lakh people whose names were admitted into the NRC by way of the final supplementary list dated August 31, 2019 are not being provided their Aadhaar number

The Supreme Court of India on Monday issued notice to the Central government, Assam government and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on a plea by All India Trinamool Congress Member of Parliament Sushmita Dev seeking issuance of Aadhaar cards to persons who have been included in the final supplementary list of National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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