LS passes Bill to link Aadhaar card with voter ID

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LS passes Bill to link Aadhaar card with voter ID

New Delhi, December 20, 2021

Amid protests by the Opposition, the Lok Sabha on Monday passed 'The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021' that seeks to link electoral rolls with the Aadhaar ecosystem.

This will allow the electoral registration officers to seek the Aadhaar number of people who want to register as voters for the purpose of establishing their identity.

The Bill was passed by voice vote.

Soon after the passage of the Bill, the House was adjourned till Tuesday.

IANS

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