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Trinamool MPs protest Aadhaar linking with bank accounts

With placards in their hands, TMC Members of Parliament staged a protest in front of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the Parliament premises

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

TMC members protesting  against NDA government over proposal to make Aadhaar linkage mandatory outside the Parliament House in New Delhi on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)
TMC members protesting against NDA government over proposal to make Aadhaar linkage mandatory outside the Parliament House in New Delhi on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

With protests in and outside Parliament, MPs on Thursday accused the Central government of violating people's by linking with bank accounts. The party raised the issue in the Lok Sabha during the zero hour. In the TMC member gave a notice for a short duration discussion on the matter. With placards in their hands, TMC Members of Parliament staged a protest in front of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the Parliament premises. TMC leader Derek O'Brien told PTI 34 party MPs took part in the dharna. West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee had earlier accused the BJP of unleashing an "autocratic rule and destroying the federal structure" of the country and opposed the linking of Aadhaar with mobile phone numbers. In a TMC Parliamentary party meet, Banerjee had directed party MPs to keep raising the issue to corner the government.

First Published: Thu, December 21 2017. 16:48 IST
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