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According to the sources Union Government on Thursday educated the Supreme Court that it was eager to broaden the due date settled for mandatory connecting of Aadhaar card till March 31, 2018 for profiting different administrations and welfare plans.
The Supreme Court is presently booked to hear the Aadhaar card case one week from now. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was educated by Attorney General K Venugopal that the Center was eager to broaden the due date of December 31 to March 31 one year from now to link of Aadhaar card with different services and schemes .
Senior Supreme Court attorney Shyam Divan had specified under the top court that the due date would terminate, so the petitioners ought to be heard for a between time help.
Be that as it may, the due date for AadhaarCard connecting to cellphone numbers that is on February 6, can’t be stretched out, since the date was settled by the apex court, the Center included.
Prior on October 25, the Supreme court had said that the due date for obligatory connecting of Aadhaar to get advantages of government plans has been stretched out till March 31, 2018for the individuals who don’t have the 12-digit unique biometric Identification number.
Starting at now, the 12-digit Aadhaar number is necessary to be connected to bank accounts , PAN cards, government organizations and as well as mobile phones too .
Social activists have asked the Supreme Court to stop the Centre from making the linking of Aadhaar mandatory for bank accounts and mobile phone numbers, contending that it violates people’s right to privacy and can be misused.
Their petition also challenges the validity of Aadhaar, which contains biometric details like finger prints and iris scans. The matter will be heard by a five-judge bench of the top court, which will be led by Chief Justice Dipak Mishra.