Considering the number of births in hospitals before say 1995 one can guesstimate that almost 70 % Indians aged above 35 years may not have birth certificates. Will the government build detention centers to house all these people numbering crores.
The Home Minister says the passports are not proof of citizenship, under international law passports are proof of citizenship. Yes Aadhar card is not proof citizenship as the card clearly says so and that the Aadhar card is only proof of identity. One only hopes the government spokespersons, be they be ministers or officials, know what they are talking in public and whether they are aware of the national and international laws.--- Prem Kumar