Book UIDAI head for data leak: Protesters
Chandigarh: Residents, social activists and political leaders gathered at Sector 17 here to protest against the failure of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to protect the privacy of Aadhaar information. The call for the protest was given by The Tribune Employees Union.
The UIDAI has registered an FIR against The Tribune for investigative story on how access to Aadhaar data is available just for Rs 500.
In a press release, the Punjab Government extended its support to the media protest against the filing of an FIR against a reporter of The Tribune over the Aadhaar leak.
Cabinet Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, PPCC president Sunil Jakhar and Chief MinisterCapt Amarinder Singh’s media adviser Raveen Thukral joined the protesters in condemning the FIR and demanding its revocation.