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Implementation of UID-Aadhaar related schemes in contempt of Constitution, Parliament and citizens’ rights

Press Release
Implementation of UID-Aadhaar related schemes in contempt of Constitution, Parliament and citizens’ rights
Mankind’s Biggest Biometric Database Aadhaar linked to Voter ID, National Population Register (NPR), IT Act, Land Titling Bill, Parliament, citizens and media taken for a ride
Aadhaar is about branding Indians like prisoners & Roman slaves with a 12 digit number
Contracts given by UIDAIto foreign surveillance and identification Morpho, Safran led consortium & Mahindra Satyam remains a secret
UIDAI awarded by World Identification Congress sponsored by Morpho, French MNC
New Delhi, 28/11/2012: A monograph was released that revealed the truth about Unique Identification (UID) Number , masquerading under the brand name, “Aadhaar” and the deceit in promoting UID as a fake pro-poor initiative in the backdrop of the Prime Minister promoting UID based cash transfer ahead of the 2014 elections and the assembly elections.
The Monograph was released by Dr Usha Ramanatha…

PRESS INVITE FOR RELEASE OF A MONOGRAPH ON UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION (UID)-AADHAAR NUMBER

PRESS INVITE FOR RELEASE OF A MONOGRAPH ON UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION (UID)-AADHAAR NUMBER You are most cordially invited to a meeting sponsored by ‘The Fifth estate Trust’ and ‘Grahak Shakti’, Citizens Forum for Civil Liberties (CFCL) and ‘Youth Against Corruption’ to release a Monograph on Unique Identification (UID)-Aadhaar Number on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2 PM at Indian Women’s Press Corps premises – 5, Windsor Place, Ashoka Road, New Delhi 110001.
Venue: Indian Women’s Press Corps, 5, Windsor Place, Ashoka Road, New Delhi Date: November 28, 2012 Time: 2 PM onwards
We believe that the people of this country should know the truth about UID, masquerading under the brand name, “Aadhaar”. The deceit in promoting UID as a pro-poor initiative needs to be exposed.
The Monograph brings out startling revelations about UIDAI and its foreign contractors, which are hitherto hidden from, and hence unknown to, the people of India. Its purpose is to shine a torch into the dark secrets of the UID…

Nilekani putting the cart before the horse

Civil Liberties activists walk out of Justice VM Tarkunde Memorial Lecture

PRESS RELEASE
Civil Liberties activists walk out of Justice VM Tarkunde Memorial Lecture
New Delhi/ November 23, 2012: Civil Liberties activists who were present at the Sixth Justice VM Tarkunde Memorial Lecture walked out in protest when Nandan Manohar Nilekani, Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) began his speech. The walk out was a protest against Nilekani being invited to deliver the lecture in memory of the stalwart of human rights and civil liberties, Justice Tarkunde. The UID project has been challenged since its inception. The activists who walked out of the lecture have repeatedly tried to engage with Nilekani at various public platforms but he has consistently declined to answer their questions or enter into any discussion with them.
The activists circulated a Statement of Concern on UID which included demands like "The project be halted, a feasibility study be done covering all aspects of this issue, experts be tasked with studying its constitution…