SC sets up 5 judge Bench to decide if Aadhaar violated right to privacy
The Supreme Court has decided to set up a 5 judge Bench to decide on whether Aadhaar violated right to privacy. A batch of petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the decision to make Aadhaar mandatory. The petitioners contended that it amounted to violation of the provisions under right to privacy. The petitioners had alleged that collection of personal details like finger prints and iris scan violated the right to privacy.