The action follows allegations of Bharti Airtel using the Aadhaar-eKYC based SIM verification process to open payments bank accounts of its subscribers without their ‘informed consent’.

UIDAI also took strong objection to allegations that such payments bank accounts are being linked to receive LPG subsidy (via)

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airtel was running an online service to trick people with Aadhaar. I hope UIDAI also takes strict action against those who have been fooling people with Aadhaar data?

Who owns the responsibility of such misuse ? We still don’t know the answer.