Experts say Aadhaar vetting by private entities violates Supreme Court ruling

  • The Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that Aadhaar could be used for welfare, but recognised a fundamental right to privacy.
  • Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act, which enabled private entities to use Aadhaar authentication to establish identity for delivering services, was struck down.
  • Experts say that private entities using Aadhaar to vet identity violates this ruling.


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