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WB govt to accept Aadhaar as proof of residence for caste

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The will allow the use of card as proof of identity as well as residence for issuing cast certificates, officials said.

A notification issued by the the Backward Classes Welfare Department here said that card will be treated as a valid document for residential proof and identity of the applicant, applying for Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe and Other Backward Class certificates.

"It is stated that cards needs to be treated as a valid document in regard to proof of identity and local residence in addition to the list of documents," the notification read.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 00:28 IST