(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
December 08, 2013
Bureau of the Communist Party of
THE report that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has tied up with a
Earlier too, the
UIDAI had entered into
contracts with the US based company, L-1 Identity Solutions,
and another French
company for the Aadhar project. The collection of
personal data and
biometrics of all Indian citizens through the Aadhar programme
has been made
available to the
The UIDAI collection of data has no legal basis. It is also being used illegally to make the Aadhar number compulsory for delivery of social services and subsidies.
The Polit Bureau demands the cancellation of the tie-up with foreign companies and a suspension of the Aadhar scheme till parliament deliberates and decides on its future and, if required, a legislative enactment.