Swamy to write to PM against 'compulsory Aadhar'

ANI | Updated: Oct 31, 2017 10:19 IST

New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said that he will write a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, emphasising on how "compulsory Aadhar" is a threat to the national security.

"I am writing a letter soon to PM detailing how compulsory Aadhar is a threat to our national security. SC will I am sure strike it down," Swamy tweeted.

Swamy's tweet comes after the Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre on a petition challenging mandatory linking of Aadhaar number with mobile connections.

The top court has asked the Central Government to file response within the next four weeks.

The Supreme Court's five-judge constitution bench will hear the matter of "constitutional validity" of Aadhaar card in the last week of November.(ANI)