It would be unfair for the concerns of the vocal minority to override the economic aspirations of the silent majority
The public interest litigations (PILs) filed before the Supreme Court against compulsory linking of Aadhaar to bank accounts raise issues about the right to privacy, concerns of being treated on par with money launderers, and the right to be not deprived of property as a result of blocking of bank accounts. One of the PILs contends that there are numerous, less disruptive methods of authenticating the identity of account holders. Do these concerns represent all segments of people across the country appropriately? If not, how does one evaluate the impact of a policy which has a varying effect on different segments of society?