Assam: Many not getting Aadhaar as biometric details locked due to NRC1 min read 15 Mar 2022, 06:00 PM IST
During the claims and objections phase of the NRC, biometrics of over 27 lakh applicants were collected out of which 19 lakh names were not included in the final draft of the NRC published on August 31, 2019
The Assam government is pursuing with the Centre the issue of non-issuance of Aadhaar cards to “many eligible people" whose biometric details were locked during the process of updating National Register of Citizens(NRC), news agency PTI reported on Tuesday. Aadhaar card is necessary for availing benefits of welfare schemes.
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