HYDERABAD: A division bench of the Telangana Excessive Courtroom, comprising Chief Justice Raghavendra Singh Chauhan and Justice B. Vijaysen Reddy, directed the state authorities that it shall not ask for the Aadhaar quantity beneath any kind for the aim of slot reserving for registration of non-agriculture properties and looking for of Property Tax Index Quantity.
As identification proof, the federal government can ask the client or vendor every other identification issued by the federal government.
The court docket directed that each one references to Aadhaar numbers ought to be deleted from the registration handbook and from the software program. The court docket requested the federal government to go forward with the registration of the non-agriculture properties, however there ought to be no demand for Aadhaar particulars.
The bench was coping with a batch of eight petitions associated to the Dharani portal.
The court docket discovered fault with the affidavit of Chief Secretary, who had acknowledged that an applicant offering Aadhaar particulars is elective whereas Advocate Common B.S. Prasad, on the final date of listening to, gave an enterprise that Aadhaar particulars is not going to be requested. Now, the state with a intelligent ploy is looking for Aadhaar particulars, which is a transparent violation of the enterprise, noticed Justice Chauhan.
As soon as, the federal government has given an enterprise to that impact it should have modified the handbook, enabling an individual looking for a slot reserving and for looking for PTIN. Additional, for slot bookings additionally, the handbook clearly says that the client, vendor and the witnesses have to supply their Aadhaar particulars and that is in violation of the federal government’s personal enterprise, noticed the CJ.
Whereas adjourning the listening to on the PILs, the Chief Justice requested the federal government to delete all references to caste, social class and Aadhaar numbers of members of the family. This additionally applies to software kinds for PTIN.