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4) Recently, the union government mandated the possession of an Aadhaar number for receiving benefits under the Mid-Day Meal Scheme. There are similar instances where government has forced citizens to undergo Aadhaar authentication to avail public services. Critically comment on the various issues involved in making Aadhaar mandatory to avail public services.

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4) Recently, the union government mandated the possession of an Aadhaar number for receiving benefits under the Mid-Day Meal Scheme. There are similar instances where government has forced citizens to undergo Aadhaar authentication to avail public services. Critically comment on the issues involved in making Aadhaar mandatory to avail public services. (200 Words)

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