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SC extends Aadhaar linking deadline till verdict by Constitutional Bench

SC extends Aadhaar linking deadline till verdict by Constitutional Bench

SC AN   ¦    Mar 13, 2018 04:30:43 PM (IST)

SC extends Aadhaar linking deadline till verdict by Constitutional Bench-1

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday, March 13 extended the deadline for linking of various services with Aadhaar till it delivers its judgment on its constitutional validity of the biometrical identification scheme.

A cinstitution bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A K Sikri, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, is in the process of hearing a number of pleas requesting a stay on the centre's "mandatory" linking requirement of the Aadhaar with the other welfare schemes and other sevices like banking, insurance and phone network, among others.

With inputs from IANS