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Aadhaar to become only ID proof, may replace PAN, Voter ID too

Aadhaar may become the only identity (ID) card in future, said Jaitley

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Aadhaar may become the only identity (ID) card in future, while making it mandatory for filing of Income Tax returns is necessary to curb tax evasion and frauds, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday Replying to the debate on the Finance Bill in the Lok Sabha, Jaitley said that Aadhaar may become the only card in future replacing all other types of identity cards such as Voter ID and PAN. He said the Aadhaar-based Unique Identity (UID) system had been conceptualised by the previous UPA government. "Almost every tax paying family has Aadhaar. Now 98 per cent ...

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First Published: Thu, March 23 2017. 10:06 IST
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