ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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On a National Identity Card

Even if the government limits the issue of the NICs to adults in the chosen 13 states, it will involve registration of at least 100 million persons and issue of cards to them. Given their known record in the issue of ration cards, passports and permanent account numbers to income tax-payers, which arms of the central and state bureaucracies can be considered equal to the task today?

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