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What is the penalty for providing false information while applying for an Aadhar card?

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What is the penalty for providing false information while applying for an Aadhar card?

Providing false information while applying for an Aadhaar card is a violation of the Aadhaar Act, 2016. The act stipulates that if an individual provides false demographic or biometric information during the enrolment process, they may be subject to penalties and legal consequences.

According to Section 36 and Section 38 of the Aadhaar Act, providing false information or impersonating someone else for the purpose of obtaining an Aadhaar card can result in imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, along with a fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.

It is important to provide accurate and truthful information during the Aadhaar enrolment process to ensure the integrity and authenticity of the Aadhaar system.

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