Poem: Ramu Ramanathan Narration: Puja Sarup Hello Mr Aadhaar! Will you stop playing the fool! My biometric is complaining! You are changing all the rules! All of this began, in another age When you pinged me: a message: Oye Citizen Ji: Your existence is a top secret deal It’ll be Read more…
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 UIDAI is the only authority that can issue Aadhaar numbers.