UIDAI wades in amid Twitter row over R.S. Sharma’s Aadhaar dare
Trai chairman R.S. Sharma's personal details are already available in the public domain as he is a public servant for decades and is easily available through a simple Google search without Aadhaar number, UIDAI claims
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the government agency in charge of Aadhaar database of over a billion Indians, stepped in to defend the unique ID project after Twitter users publicly shared personal details, including bank accounts, email IDs, PAN and frequent flyer number of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) chairman R.S. Sharma, after he posted his 12-digit Aadhaar number and dared people to harm him. Sharma, himself a former chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), had on Saturday revealed his Aadhaar number on Twitter, prompting many of his followers to dig up information about him.