The Election Commission wants to link Aadhaar details of persons to the voter electoral database again and has petitioned the Supreme Court to allow it. The Election Commission had filed an application with the Supreme Court on July 4, 2017, for the same. "The matter is presently sub-judice. As the matter is still pending before the Hon’ble Supreme Court, the Election Commission has not reviewed its instructions mentioned above," the ministry of technology and IT said in an answer to a question in the Lok Sabha. "Based on the outcome of the case, the Election Commission will consider the proposal of linking Aadhaar number for various electoral services, at appropriate time," the ministry added. The Election Commission had launched National Electoral Roll Purification& Authentication Programme (NERPAP) on March 2015 and was trying to link it to the Aadhaar database but…
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