Aadhaar woes: People are caught in the unique number web

While the 2016 Aadhaar Act says if the Aadhaar number is not assigned to an individual, the individual shall be offered alternate and viable means of identification for delivery of the subsidy, benefit or service. HT reported from two slums in Delhi, to see what's happening on the ground. People are denied benefits to which they are otherwise entitled to, not only if they do not have the card but also because of wrong information entered on the card. Be it schemes such as the EWS medical card or the scholarships for books and uniform for children or old age pension,

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