Govt Has Cleared Linking Of Aadhaar & Voter Data. Past Experience Reveals How It Can Be Manipulated

27 Dec 2021 0 min read  Share

Predicting millions of voting choices. Deleting inconvenient voters. A world of manipulative possibilities could be opened by the government’s decision—controversially pushed through Parliament—to link Aadhaar, India’s national identity database, and election commission data. We report what investigations into two unresolved data leaks involving India’s current and Andhra Pradesh’s former ruling party revealed.

A representative photo of Indian voters queuing to vote in Madhya Pradesh/CREATIVE COMMONS