Parliament Passed the ‘Aadhar Bill’ After Many Controversies
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitly has introduced the Aadhar Bill in Parliament that is mainly conceptual to provide national security and also providing subsidies for the people who are in keen need. The Bill was opposed by CPM and Trinmool Congress Parties, yet the Aadhar Bill was passed despite of the oppositions.
2nd Amendment of the Bill
Another revision identified with allowing people with Aadhaar numbers to opt the framework, with the Central Identities Data Repository erasing all data and verification records, and giving an authentication to that impact within of 15 days.
3rd Amendment of the Bill
A third revision accommodated elective ID for conveyance of administrations, endowments and advantages to those picking not to enrol for an Aadhaar number.
4th Amendment of the Bill
A fourth amendment ordered the incorporation of the Central Vigilance Commissioner or the Comptroller and Auditor-General in the Oversight Committee.
5th Amendment of the Bill
The fifth correction looked for the erasure of a condition that permits the Aadhaar number to be utilized for purposes other than those gave in the Bill.
Aadhar Bill 2016 description: Opposition’s Point of View
The Government debate is that the Aadhaar Bill, 2016, would accommodate great administration and transparent, proficient, and focused on conveyance of subsidies, advantages and administrations. The Opposition needed the enactment to have protections to maintain a strategic distance from delicate private data of the person from being revealed or got to “on the whim of the Executive.”
The statement from Trinmool Congrss Party Leader Jairam Ramesh
“We are knocking a nail into the coffin of the Upper House. I am sure Lord Krishna had Opposition members of the Rajya Sabha in mind when he advised Arjuna: karmanye vaadhikaraste ma faleshu kadachana (one must do their duty regardless of the outcome).”
The statement from CPI(M) Party Leader Sitaram Yechury
“I am questioning the competence of this House to legislate the Bill,”
Finance Minister Mr. Jaitley replied:
“This is an unprecedented argument in a democracy which has the separation of powers. The court only has power of judicial review.”
“If the principal purpose is money spent out of the Consolidated Fund of India in a particular manner and a machinery is created for spending that money, it is a Money Bill,” Mr. Jaitley said, in reply to the Opposition’s objections to the legislation being framed as a Money Bill.