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Not just a privacy issue; Aadhaar will hurt the poor

Sir, imagine a 24-year-old girl who finished her college, gone for a job in a bank or a telecom comp

Sir,imaginea24-year-oldgirlwhofinishedhercollege,goneforajobinabankoratelecomcompany,doneexceptionallywellinherinterview,excitedandsheisallsettogetajob.But,suddenly,muchagainstallexpectations,shegetsarejectionletter!Thereasonforrejectionletter,unfortunately,is,whentheyhadgoneintothedetails,theyfoundthatgovernmentscholarshipschemefundedhereducationandherfatherwasamanualscavenger.So,whathappenstothatgirl,sir?Shelosesherjob.Sir,Aadhaarisnotanissueofprivacyalone;Aadhaarhurtsthemarginalisedand