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Home Ministry, UIDAI Misleading State Govts & citizens

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Home Ministry, UIDAI Misleading State Govts & citizens

Mahatma Gandhi had opposed biometric identity card

State Govts pretend ignorance about Parliamentary Report rejecting central Govt’s UID/Aadhaar

New Delhi/ Ranchi 10/2/2012: Contrary to the recommendations of the Yashwant Sinha headed multi-party Parliamentary Standing Committee (PSC) on Finance that has rejected the UPA government’s UID/Aadhar Project, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and Union Home Ministry is endangering citizens rights and national security by pursuing UID/aadhaar project. Their disdain for the law has been characterised by the Parliamentary Committee as “unethical and violative of Parliament's prerogatives”. While these two central agencies are misleading the state governments and citizens, some state governments have stopped enrollment in their states taking cognisance of the questionable legal status of the project.

PSC report reveals that UIDAI’s activities like signing o…