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Aadhaar data kept behind 13-feet high walls: Attorney General to SC

The judges, meanwhile, asked the attorney general to first argue on the legal contentions first and asked the government to respond to all the arguments made by the petitioners

Mayank Jain  |  New Delhi 

On the first day of the Union government’s arguments in the final Aadhaar case hearing, Attorney General (AG) K K Venugopal appeared in front of a five-judge constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court (SC). While arguing that Aadhaar data remains safe and secure, the AG said that the Aadhaar data remains secure behind a complex that has It's 13-ft high and five feet thick walls.

AG based his arguments on better welfare targeting due to Aadhaar and said that because of privacy concerns of a few, people cannot be denied efficient, transparent delivery of services. In a ...

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First Published: Wed, March 21 2018. 21:18 IST
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