Venugopal on Thursday 7 submitted before the Supreme Court that the government intends to issue a notification on December 8, extending the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with services from December 31 to March 31, 2018. stand ambiguous'Mr. Divan said the government’s stand was increasingly ambiguous on the plight of Aadhaar holders, who do not want to link their Aadhaar. That is, the government presumes that existing Aadhaar holders would not mind linking their bank accounts. Moreover, banks may even insist on Aadhaar for opening a new account, and existing Aadhaar holders would have to produce the document. Mr. Venugopal said then that falsehoods were spread about Aadhaar linking, including how Aadhaar is a must for CBSE students to appear in Class 10 and 12 exams.
Source: The Hindu December 07, 2017 06:22 UTC