Ration card will be cancelled who doesn't have Aadhar Card
Supreme Court had recently ruled that Aadhar cards are not compulsorily required to avail government welfare benefit scheme and thus, Aadhar card need to be considered as an important document as proof.
However, the Census Department has been expediting the distribution of Aadhar cards to every Indian citizen. The Census department has set a deadline till end December to complete the distribution of Aadhar card to every citizen in India.
All other districts of Tamil Nadu are nearing the target set. 78% people in Chennai have registered for Aadhar Card.
The activity of taking photogtaphs has increased as well as the number of Aadhar distribution Centres. Special camps are conducted for taking photographs. All the 15 regions under Chennai Corporation have been expediting taking photographs and Aadhar Card issuing activities.
Chennai Corporation has issued instructions to its employees to cancel ration cards and Voter IDs for the persons who do not have Aadhar cards.
An employee from Revenue department informed tat order has been issued to the employees to make house-to-house checks whether Aadhar Cards have been received. A list of people without Aadhar card will be prepared and orders have been given to cancel the ration card & Voter ID for the people in this list.