HC notice to allow online applications without Aadhaar

The Rajasthan High Court issued notices to the Rajasthan Public Service Commission and the Chief Secretary on Thursday to allow online applications for RAS/RTS exams without insisting upon the candidate’s Aadhaar number.

A bench of Justice Veerendr Singh Siradhana issued notices to chairman of the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) and State Chief Secretary, directing them to allow people to submit online application forms without insisting on Aadhaar number and accepting other identity proofs.

RPSC had invited applications for RAS/RTS examination, 2018, for which Aadhaar card details were sought.

The matter was heard by the court which issued notices to the respondents to accept other proof of identity, advocate Tarachand Verma said.

A petition in this regard was moved in the high court by Nar Singh Ram and Mangilal of Bikaner district on which the court issued the notices on Thursday.

Source by thehindu