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LIVE from 3 PM : Press Conference by Union Minister, On Supreme Court verdict on Right To Privacy

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Union Minister, READS THE ORIGINAL JUDGEMENT ORDER; Privacy is a fundamental Right. It is a part of individual liberty. Said, Ravi Shankar Prasad. Further, Individual Liberty, Media freedom are also important, He Added. Specifically, PRIVACY IS NOT AN ABSLUTE RIGHT. SO, BALANCE OF EQUITY ARE BECOMES IMPORTANT. IN SHORT,  BALANCING OF EQUALITY BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL AND OTHER.. EVERY RIGHTS HAVE LIMITATION AND PRIVACY HAS LIMITATION TOO… SO, It is a subject Of Regionable restriction…

Here are the highlights of Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s briefing on the case:

Highlighting Above In a brief Points by the media source;

  • The government welcomes privacy ruling passed by the Supreme Court
  • SC has affirmed what government had said in Parliament while moving Aadhar Bill
  • Arun Jaitley had told in Rajya Sabha that Aadhaar Act presupposes that Right to Privacy is a fundamental right
  • Much before the creation of the nine-judge SC bench, Government had acknowledged that Right to Privacy is a fundamental right
  • Right To Privacy a part of right to liberty, subject to reasonable restrictions
  • What has been the record of the Congress in protecting individual liberties was seen during Emergency.
  • Attorney General had said that like all other rights, Right to Privacy too not an absolute right
  • Government has formed a high-powered committee for Data Protection, which the Supreme Court has noted
  • Supreme Court clearly acknowledges need for a robust data regime to balance sensitive concerns bet’n individual interest and state interest
  • Even a fundamental Right to Privacy has limitations, that need to be identified on case-to-case basis
  • Essence of Supreme Court judgement is a wider affirmation of the observation made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha
  • The Aadhaar Act puts in place a tough ecosystem for disclosure of individual data
  • In the last 3 years, we have saved close to Rs. 57,000 crore that earlier used to go to middlemen
  • The poor are happy, they are feeling empowered
  • The whole world appreciates the technological marvel that is Aadhaar
  • Aadhaar system operates on the principle of Minimum Information, Maximum Use
  • Aadhaar has shown its utility in a very short span of time; it is completely safe and secure
  • Government stands committed to the principles enunciated by the Supreme Court today

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Trilok Singh

Started Post-Graduation at Kirori Mal College DU (2015-17), Graduated from Shivaji College DU (2015), Started IAS Studies at Rau's IAS Study Circle. Etc.

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