- GS-2: Functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
- GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation
Context: Reports have surfaced online of instances where block level officers have asked individuals to link their Aadhaar with their Voter IDs, failing which their Voter IDs could be cancelled. This comes in the aftermath of the Election Commission’s (EC) campaign to promote the linkage of Voter ID and Aadhaar that began on August 1.
- In the first ten days since its launch, the campaign saw almost 2.5 crore Aadhaar holders voluntarily submitting their details to the EC.
Mains Practice Question –What challenges do you foresee in linking Aadhar with Voter’s ID card? What measures would you suggest to overcome these challenges?
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