Dhoni's wife's Aadhar details breach figure in Rajya Sabha

Opposition members raised the issue while buttressing their claims against making the Aadhar details mandatory for filing Income Tax returns.

Published: 29th March 2017 08:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th March 2017 08:55 PM   |  A+A-

Indian Cricketer MS Dhoni and his wife Sakshi Dhoni (File | PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: The issue of Aadhar details of ace cricketer MS Dhoni’s wife going public figured during the discussion on the Finance Bill, 2017 with the Opposition raising the issue opposing the Government’s move to introduce the Aadhar details for filing Income Tax returns.

Opposition members raised the issue while buttressing their claims against making the Aadhar details mandatory for filing Income Tax returns.

In his reply Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said just because somebody hacks the details of a few persons the Aadhar cannot be done away with. The technology for protecting the privacy of such details have to be more robust, he told the House defending the introduction of the Aadhar details in filing the IT returns.

The Minister also clarified that those who do not have Aadhar card have just to give an undertaking that they have applied for the cards issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI.

Dhoni’s wife Sakshi’s Aadhar information was breached reportedly by some over enthusiastic staff of the Common Service Centre of UIDAI.

"Is there any privacy left? Information of Adhaar card, including application, is made public property," Sakshi tweeted.

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