A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Wednesday agreed to the government's suggestion to pass a judicial order extending the deadline for Aadhaar-mobile phone linking from February 6, 2018 to March 31, 2018.
The order will be pronounced on December 15 at 10.30 a.m.
Attorney-General K.K. Venugopal, for the government, submitted that the deadline for linking of "everything", including bank accounts, with Aadhaar has already been extended from December 31, 2017 to March 31, 2018.
"Deadline for everything, except for mobile phones and new bank accounts, has been extended to March 31, 2018," Mr. Venugopal submitted.
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