Con­sti­tu­tion bench to hear Aad­haar case

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con­sti­tu­tion bench would be set up to hear pe­ti­tions chal­leng­ing the Cen­tre’s de­ci­sion to make Aad­haar manda­tory to avail var­i­ous ser­vices and gov­ern­ment wel­fare schemes, the Supreme Court of In­dia said, yes­ter­day.

A bench, com­pris­ing Chief Jus­tice Di­pak Misra and Jus­tices A.M. Khan­wilkar and D.Y. Chan­drachud, said the larger bench would com­mence hear­ing on th­ese pe­ti­tions in the last week of Novem­ber. Sev­eral pe­ti­tion­ers have said the scheme is vi­ola­tive of pri­vacy rights. (PTI)

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