The Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued notices to the Union Petroleum Secretary, oil marketing companies and State Civil Supplies Department directing them to place information on the rationale for linking aadhaar cards to LPG supply to domestic consumers.

A Division Bench of the court on Monday had sought to know why gas supply was linked to aadhaar cards.

The court passed this order as petitions were filed challenging the move to link aadhar cards to LPG supply. The respondents were asked to provide details within two weeks.

(This article was published on February 12, 2013)
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