Lok Sabha okays bill to make linking of Aadhaar voluntary

Bill’s passage comes amid opposition concerns that amendments infringe on Supreme Court judgement

BY KO MAL GUPTA komal.g@livemint.com

The Lok Sabha on Friday, 4 January, passed a bill to amend three laws to provide legal backing to the government’s decision to allow voluntary linkage of Aadhaar with mobile phone numbers and bank accounts. The bill seeking to amend the Aadhaar...

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