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Aadhaar Amendment Bill Gets Cabinet Nod, To Be Introduced In Budget Session Of Parliament

PTI | 14 Days

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the Aadhaar Amendment Bill that allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as identity proof for opening bank accounts and procuring mobile phone connections.

The Aadhaar Amendment Bill, 2019, will be introduced in the ensuing session of Parliament, according to an official release. The amendment provides for stiff penalties for violation of norms set for the use of Aadhaar.

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