9 ways in which ‘mandatory Aadhaar’ enables violations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights*
– Right to Remedy (Art. 8) – Aadhaar mandatory for compensation for Bhopal gas disaster victims
– Right to Privacy (Art. 12 ): Various leaks of personal data collected by Aadhaar
– Right to Freedom of Expression (Art. 19): Aadhaar mandatory for mobile phone connections
– Right to Social Security (Art. 22): Aadhaar mandatory for EPF, various pension schemes
– Right to Food (Art. 25): Aadhaar mandatory for subsidized foodgrain from PDS, mid-day meals
– Right to Housing (Art. 25): Aadhaar mandatory under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, housing subsidies to beedi/iron/manganese/limestone workers
– Right to Medical Care (Art.25): Aadhaar mandatory for TB treatment under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program, Maternity Benefit Programme, government ambulances in some states
– Right to Education (Art.26) – Aadhaar mandatory for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan benefits for children with disabilities, various central scholarships
– Right to Work (Art. 23) – Aadhaar mandatory under MNREGA, Deendayal Antyodya Yojana, National Rural Livelihoods Mission
Kamayani Bali – Mahabal – A Kractivist with Multiple Personality Disorder ( MPD) which encompasses a clinical psychologist, journalist, lawyer and activist.
December 10, 2017 at 1:12 pm
In the West there is Social Insurance Card mandatory for every citizen. There may be violations there too. Further more people give it was calculated 98 sets of data on the Facebook. In today’s world there is no privacy. These complaints sound more like a Plooy Annaish to me.
December 11, 2017 at 4:16 pm
The violation of basic human rights due to aadhar system has been discussed at length. The government should review its stand on this issue of prime importance