The Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted request of the Centre to present a PowerPoint presentation to explain the technical details to the bench hearing the legal challenge to the Aadhar Law.
The Centre will make the PowerPoint presentation on the Aadhaar Law on Thursday.
The five-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra accepted the request from the Attorney General Venugopal KK Venogopal argued that UIDAI chief would be the best person to explain the technical details of the Aadhaar system and its safety.
“The CEO of UIDAI can explain details in one hour through PowerPoint presentation, which can be argued for hours by lawyers,” said Venugopal to the Supreme Court Bench.
“UIDAI chief Ajay Bhushan Pandey, a PhD in computer science will answer all questions on Aadhaar to the bench,” Venugopal added.
Two screens will be set up in the Apex Court that would let the bench and the petitioners to track the pointers. “All doubts of petitioners and judges will be answered by UIDAI CEO,” Venugopal added.
The Supreme Court has been hearing a batch of pleas that challenge the Aadhaar Law, arguing that it violated an individual’s fundamental right to privacy.