Poem: Ramu Ramanathan Narrated by: Omkar Govardhan Photo:Anand Deshpande Night falls down from the sky The Warkari gathers a bit of a cloud on his thigh The darkness embraces him as he sighs He invokes Namdeo / Eknath / Janabai Did they also have an Aadhaar? Or Nir-Aadhaar did they ਹੋਰ ਪੜ੍ਹੋ…
Aadhaar is India’s biometric ID system that provides a 12-digit unique identity number that can be obtained by residents of India, based on their biometric and demographic data. Originally intended to be sorely a means of identification of a person, Aadhaar is increasingly being made mandatory to avail welfare and essential services. Aadhaar is facing a Constitutional Challenge in the Supreme Court of India
The ਯੂ.ਆਈ.ਡੀ.ਏ.ਆਈ. is the only authority that can issue Aadhaar numbers.