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SC nails Centre, UP govt for not providing night shelters to homeless

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme on Thursday pulled up the Centre and for not providing night shelters to the homeless who do not possess Aadhar cards.

The apex asked whether the people, who do not have cards are non-existent for the of

During hearing, Justice questioned the (ASG) Tushar Mehta, "What happens to the homeless people who don't have Aadhar, do they not exist for the of India"

The apex further said, "As per records and statistics available, it seems that 90 crore Aadhar cards had been issued by the government, but what about the people who are homeless and destitute. How will they make Aadhar if they don't have an address?"

The top court had earlier in its order directed the government to construct and provide night shelters to the homeless people.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 19:31 IST