“If there are any instructions that Aadhaar card is mandatory, Then it should be withdrawn immediately,” ruled by bench. The Supreme court said that no person should suffer through lack of the Aadhaar card, despite the issuing of a circular that made the card mandatory.
The Constitution Bench ruled that Aadhar card will remain optional for availing various welfare schemes of the government except for PDS and LPG distribution system.Some private companies involved in the UID scheme with all personal details of the individuals applying.
The court directed that “no personal information of Aadhaar card holders shall be shared by the authorities concerned”.
How to Check Aadhaar Card Status Online No less significant was the fact that the court directed the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) not to share biometric or other personal information with anyone without the permission of the cardholder.
SC allows Centre to link Aadhaar with PDS, LPG subsidy: In an order with wide ramifications,Hearing criticism that even newborn babies were made to register for Aadhaar, a three-judge Bench led by Justice J. Chelameswar, in an interim order, said Aadhaar was neither mandatory nor a condition for accessing benefits one was already entitled to.