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Jaitley introduces Aadhaar Bill in Lok Sabha

Opposition questions govt's intent to make it a 'money bill'

Archis Mohan  |  New Delhi 

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday introduced the Aadhaar Bill in the Lok Sabha with Opposition members objecting to the government’s intent to categorise it as a money Bill. A money Bill does not need the approval of the Rajya Sabha, where the government is currently in a minority. The Aadhaar (Target Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016 aims to give statutory backing for transferring government subsidies and benefits and also lay down a regulatory framework to protect core biometric information of Aadhaar cardholders from any ...

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First Published: Fri, March 04 2016. 00:28 IST
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