Now onto Aadhaar modification: Subramanian Swamy

We made Aadhaar law and provided legal framework for protection its data, said union minister RS Prasad

GN Bureau | August 24, 2017


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Now onto Aadhaar modification, said BJP leader Subramanian Swamy after the supreme court unanimously declared that the right to privacy was a fundamental right under the Constitution.
 
 
 
He welcomed the supreme court judgment and said that right to privacy is a fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution. “Now onto Aadhar modification,” he tweeted.
 
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad welcomed the apex court verdict on the right to privacy and said: 
 
 
He added that the supreme court has “taken note of the committee formed by the government on data protection”.
 
“We welcome all the principles laid down by the supreme court in the right to privacy verdict,” he stressed.
 
The minister said that Aadhaar during the UPA regime had no protection of law.
 
 
A nine-judge bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar ruled that the right was “an intrinsic part of the Right to Life and Personal Liberty under Article 21 and the entire Part III of the Constitution”.
 
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted:

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