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Apex court to hear Aadhaar-voter ID link PIL

Apex court to hear Aadhaar-voter ID link PIL
New Delhi: The SC on Friday said that it will hear a petition seeking linking of Aadhaar cards with voter identity cards and property documents after it verdict on petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the 12-digit unique identification number.
The plea, filed by advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, has sought a direction to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to take appropriate steps to implement an 'Aadhaar-based election-voting system' to ensure maximum participation in polls and curtail fake, bogus and duplicate voting in the
spirit of section 17-18 of the Representation of People Act, 1950.
"We will list the petition for hearing after the Aadhaar judgment," a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said.
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