SC verdict on Right to Privacy: Speculations on Aadhaar should wait for now, says lawyer Sajan Poovayya
Fundamental Rights cannot be eroded by the State, says lawyer Sajan Poovayya. Poovayaa says Supreme Court's verdict on Right to Privacy is a watershed moment
Fundamental Rights cannot be eroded by the State, says lawyer Sajan Poovayya. Poovayaa says Supreme Court's verdict on Right to Privacy is a watershed moment that leads to speculations on Aadhaar but those should be kept aside now. Aadhaar is another matter altogether and a separate bench will analyse it, he says. Whether Aadhaar Biometry is done under a legal architecture is something that judges have to screen.
The plea filed by advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay also sought directions to ascertain the feasibility of appointing a committee to enact a legislation on religious conversions
The SC on 11 January had stayed the implementation of the three laws till further orders and appointed a four-member panel to resolve the impasse. The committee was given two months to study the laws and consult all stakeholders
The ruling of the Supreme Court is reminiscent of the jurisprudential baggage that India has been carrying since partition