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  1. Parliament winter session: Trinamool MPs protest against linking Aadhaar with bank accounts

Parliament winter session: Trinamool MPs protest against linking Aadhaar with bank accounts

Trinamool Congress MPs today accused the Central government of violating people's rights to privacy by linking Aadhaar card with bank accounts.

By: | New Delhi | Published: December 21, 2017 4:43 PM
parliament winter session, parliament, trinamool congress, tmc, mamata banerjee In the Rajya Sabha TMC member Sukhendu Sekhar Roy gave a notice for a short duration discussion on the matter. (IE)

With protests in and outside Parliament, Trinamool Congress MPs today accused the Central government of violating people’s rights to privacy by linking Aadhaar card with bank accounts. The party raised the issue in the Lok Sabha during the zero hour. In the Rajya Sabha TMC member Sukhendu Sekhar Roy gave a notice for a short duration discussion on the matter.

With placards in their hands, TMC Members of Parliament staged a protest in front of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the Parliament premises. TMC leader Derek O’Brien told PTI 34 party MPs took part in the dharna. West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee had earlier accused the BJP of unleashing an “autocratic rule and destroying the federal structure” of the country and opposed the linking of Aadhaar with mobile phone numbers.

In a TMC Parliamentary party meet, Banerjee had directed party MPs to keep raising the issue to corner the government.

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    Fuck Aadhaar
    Dec 21, 2017 at 4:55 pm
    Supreme court has failed us. At midnight, let 100 people approach aadhaar data centers at Hebbal, Bangalore and Manesar, Gurgaon from different direction occupy it. 10 will be caught, remaining 90 will bring down both aadhaar data centers, Jai Hind
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