The Supreme Court past year had ruled an extension of the deadline for Aadhaar-linking with mobile phones, bank accounts and government schemes till Mar 31, 2018.
However, Aadhaar will still be a must for "social schemes and subsidies" as under section 7 of the Aadhaar Act. The Supreme Court says that the government can not insist on providing Aadhaar, even to issue Tatkal passports. The apex court, however, said that Aadhaar will continue to be mandatory for receiving subsidy and benefits. Former Karnataka high court judge Justice K.S. Puttaswamy had told the apex court on 22 February that several deaths had reportedly taken place due to starvation on account of glitches in the Aadhaar-based public distribution system and the court must consider granting them compensation. The date was earlier set to March 31.
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The deadline for mandatory linking of bank accounts and mobile phones with Aadhaar to avail various services and welfare schemes run by the government is extended indefinitely beyond March 31.
This deadline also been extended for those who apply for passports. 'SC extends March 31 deadline for Aadhaar linkages till the constitution bench delivers judgement on the matter, ' PTI reported.
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