Notices sent to 127 people in Hyderabad have nothing to do with Citizenship: UIDAIFebruary 19, 2020 17:45
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The central agency has now passed the buck to the police of Telangana following the outbursts of social media and the media reports regarding the letter by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to 127 persons in Hyderabad which had asked the people to provide their Indian citizenship.
It has been said by the Unique Identification Authority of India that the letters have been issued after the regional Office of UIDAI has been approached by the police in Hyderabad and has reportedly stated that the Aadhaar that has been obtained by the 127 persons have obtained it on false pretences and that it has been found by through the preliminary investigation that the 127 individuals were illegal immigrants who were not qualified to obtain an Aadhaar number.
The agency which manages the data procurement for Aadhaar in the country had made a clarification statement where in it had said that the notices have nothing to do with the citizenship of India of the 127 people and that their nationality is no where related to the cancellation of their Aadhaar number.
The Unique Identification Authority of India has made a press statement where in it had said that Aadhaar is not a document of a citizenship and that the Supreme Court of India has said in its landmark decision and has directed the Unique Identification Authority of India not to issue Aadhaar to the individuals who have immigrated in an illegal manner.
The letters that have been sent out to 127 persons in the Hyderabad city on the 3rd of February has alleged that the people to whom the letters have been sent had obtained the Aadhaar card through false pretences and they have been asked to report at a hall on the 20th of February.
However, the Unique Identification Authority of India has postponed its date for the hearing to the month of May in this year.
By Shrithika Kushangi