AADHAAR VERDICT | Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Validity of Aadhaar
GUWAHATI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and said that it empowers marginalized sections of society.
However, it ruled that the Aadhaar Card is not needed for school admissions and mobile phone connections.
Here are major verdicts made by the bench of 5 senior-most judges of the court:
1. Aadhaar is not mandatory for banks, mobile phone connections and school admissions
2. Supreme Court upholds Aadhaar as a money bill
3. Aadhaar is mandatory for PAN linking
4. Aadhaar is not mandatory for UGC, NEET, & CBSE examinations
5. Biometric data shall not be shared with any agency without the permission of the court.
6. Supreme Court said, "The government needs to ensure that illegal migrants do not get Aadhaar card".
7. The court said, "Minimal demographic & biometric data of citizens are collected by the UIDAI for Aadhaar enrolment. Aadhaar number given to a person is unique & can't go to any other person"
Representation of Aadhaar Card