The New Indian Express on 16th July 2017 carried a report that three members of a Dalit family died within 15 days in Gokarna district, due to starvation. It was further stated in the report that the deceased possessed BPL cards but did not get ration since April, as they Read more…
Far from being a tool for enabling service delivery, Aadhaar actually enables nothing. On the contrary, the lack of an Aadhaar or a failure to validate Aadhaar can deny rightful recipients access to life essential services. From pensions to mid-day meals, Aadhaar being imposed recklessly is resulting in disenfranchisement of some of the most vulnerable citizens of the country.
Also see the map of Aadhaar exclusions.