SC to hear plea for interim relief on mandatory linking of Aadhaar

Centre likely to extend deadline to link Aadhaar to March 31, with a rider

"Today's legal position is that there is no stay as on December 7, 2017, from the Supreme Court on Aadhaar and its linking to various services", it added.

The SC will soon set up a Constitution Bench next week to hear interim pleas seeking a stay on mandatory linking Aadhar with services and schemes to avail the services and benefits of government schemes.

Attorney General of India K.K. Venugopal tells SCI that a notification in this regard will be issued on Friday.However he said that the extension does not include linking of mobile phone numbers with Aadhaar, the deadline for which is February 6, 2018.

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While the deadline for linking mobile numbers with Aadhaar will not be extended beyond the February 6, as it has already been accepted by the top court, the fresh March 31 deadline also comes with conditions.

Attorney general KK Venugopal said there can not be a stay on Aadhaar as it has gone on for years. On June 1, 2017, PML Rules have been amended to make Aadhaar mandatory for linking all bank accounts, insurance, pension, mutual funds and DMAT accounts.

Recently, a nine-judge constitution bench of the apex court had held that Right to Privacy was a Fundamental Right under the Constitution.

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Supreme Court on 30 October had said that a Constitution Bench would commence hearing on the clutch of petitions against Aadhaar scheme from the last week of November.

Attorney General K K Venugopal told a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that the Centre was willing to extend the deadline for linking of Aadhaar with various services and schemes from December 31 to March 31 next year.

The Centre had made Aadhaar mandatory to avail various welfare schemes including PDS.

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Eralier, quoting a government official PTI reported that the government will give additional three-six months to link the biometric identifier Aadhaar with PAN in case the Supreme Court rules in its favour. Other services that would require Aadhaar include mobile phones and banking services.

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