Aadhaar Bill passed in Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha has passed the Aadhaar Bill that aims to ensure targeted services to intended beneficiaries by assigning them unique identity numbers. These numbers will be given to each person who has stayed in India for 182 days in the year preceding the date of application. The Lower House passed The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016, with a voice vote after a brief debate.The bill will now go to the Rajya Sabha, which can deliberate on it and suggest amendments.