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As of this afternoon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not commented on the ruling.
Privacy is a fundamental right. The freedom that was won in 1947 has been enriched and enlarged.— P. Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) August 24, 2017
Privacy is the core of personal liberty. Article 21 has acquired a new magnificence.— P. Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) August 24, 2017
Communist Party of India leader Sitaram Yechury described the judgement as "far-reaching", adding that it would "have consequences in various domains, as technology is playing a greater role in our day-to-day lives". Yechury tweeted: "Congratulations to all lawyers, activists, others who fought this govt's sinister designs to deny Indians their fundamental right to privacy."
A far-reaching judgement which will have consequences in various domains, as technology is playing a greater role in our day-to-day lives.— Sitaram Yechury (@SitaramYechury) August 24, 2017
We have been opposed to mandatory Aadhaar, data misuse by foreign tech corporates. This judgement will pave the way for securing our rights— Sitaram Yechury (@SitaramYechury) August 24, 2017
Liberty wins in SC's landmark judgement.— Congress (@INCIndia) August 24, 2017
Modi Govt's attempt to dismantle #RightToPrivacy overruled!
Thank u SC for this v important judgement— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) August 24, 2017
SC upholds the right to privacy Nothing vague or amorphous about it. People thank the Honourable Judges. These are moments that make India.— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) August 24, 2017
Reupping - Many fought hard and smart for Privacy. Here are accounts of four - Rhodes scholar to Carnatic singer. https://t.co/9gdMEJerCa— seema chishti (@seemay) August 24, 2017
Final Score -— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) August 24, 2017
Privacy 9:0 Aadhaar#RightToPrivacy
Hope private companies terms and conditions will now on be one simple line, "Your info will not be shared with anyone else". #RightToPrivacy— Arun Sharma (@ArunBhardvaj) August 24, 2017
If you are so concerned about your #RightToPrivacy then first of all delete your twitter and Facebook accounts ! I dare you !!— Yo Yo Funny Singh (@moronhumor) August 24, 2017
Welcome the SC verdict upholding #RightToPrivacy as an intrinsic part of individual's liberty, freedom & dignity. A victory for every Indian— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) August 24, 2017
SC decision marks a major blow to fascist forces.A sound rejection of the BJP's ideology of suppression through surveillance#RightToPrivacy— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) August 24, 2017