Cen­tre will­ing to ex­tend Aad­haar dead­line

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Cen­tre yes­ter­day in­formed the Supreme Court that it was will­ing to ex­tend un­til March 31 next year the dead­line fixed for the manda­tory link­ing of Aad­haar for avail­ing var­i­ous ser­vices and wel­fare schemes.

The Supreme Court will be set­ting up a five-judge Con­sti­tu­tion Bench next week to hear sev­eral pleas seek­ing an in­terim stay on the Cen­tre’s de­ci­sion of the link­ing. The At­tor­ney Gen­eral, how­ever, made clear that Fe­bru­ary 6 would re­main the dead­line for link­ing Aad­haar for avail­ing un­in­ter­rupted mo­bile ser­vices. (PTI)

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