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SC refuses to issue interim stay on Aadhar Card link

Prime News, National, New Delhi, June 27:- The Supreme court of India refuses to grant interim stay on compulsory Aadhar card link to Government schemes.

On hearing a petition filed by one Shanta Sinha, the Supreme Court(SC) judges A M Khanvilkar, Naveen Sinha, opined that at this juncture it cannot pass an interim stay to the centres notification which made it mandatory to link Aadhar cards for all Government schemes.

Earlier advocate Shyam Divan argued that due to the centres order to link Aadhar cards, the students of mid-day meal cannot avail the benefit, and until the hearing is complete, pleads the court to issue an interim order.

The SC directed the petitioner to list the beneficiaries who are deprived of mid-day meal and other government schemes, mere stating that the some people are not benefited not a mere ground to sanction an interim order.

The SC also directed the centre to provide all the benefit of Social Welfare programmes to Aadhar card holder. Appearing on behalf of central government, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said, the deadline to link Aadhar card is extended to September 30, 2017, by the central government.

-(NB,NAV)

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