Goalposts constantly shifted on making Aadhaar mandatory: Sitaram Yechury


New Delhi: CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury today targeted the government for making Aadhar cards mandatory for issuing PAN cards.

“Goalposts constantly shifted on making Aadhaar mandatory. From passing it as a money bill to violating SC’s orders, this is a dangerous game,” Yechury said on Twitter.

“Arguments put forth by the government to mandatorily impose Aadhaar and subvert every Indian’s fundamental right to liberty are devious and irrelevant,” the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CBI-M) leader said.

Yechury’s remarks came in the wake of the government defending its decision to make Aadhaar mandatory, saying it was done to curb the use of fake PAN cards across the country.

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