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The ground realities of Aadhaar-ration card linking in Jharkhand

The ground realities of Aadhaar-ration card linking in Jharkhand

#aadhaar, #jharkhand, #hunger deaths, #ration cards

In a hurry to show Aadhaar savings, the Jharkhand government is canceling even genuine ration cards without any prior notice, ground verification, or explanation to ration card holders -- this emerged from both a door to door survey of 135 canceled ration cards in Manika, Jharkhand, and a public hearing at Manika block office, where at least four hunger deaths have been recorded in the past three months.

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Wait till next week before you decide on linking Aadhaar

Wait till next week before you decide on linking Aadhaar

#aadhaar, #Supreme Court, #Aadhaar, #Aadhaar linkage

It has been 849 days since the Indian Supreme Court decided to set up a Constitution Bench to examine if Aadhaar project violates Indian Constitution. Every day that the court delays in deciding on this matter, there are more instances of people suffering because Aadhaar has been made ‘mandatorily voluntary’. Since the matter didn’t get listed in the Supreme Court on its own, there was a mentioning by the lawyers today in morning in the court of the Chief Justice of India.

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