Aadhaar Number Is Mandatory For Registration Of Death
The government has made Aadhaar number mandatory for the registration of death from 1st October 2017.
The home ministry official said that it would be applicable for the residents of all states except Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya, for which a date would be notified separately.
The Registrar General has directed all states and Union Territories to ensure compliance by the registration authorities concerned and send a confirmation on or before 1st September 2017.
If the applicant is not aware of the Aadhaar number or EID of the deceased, he/she will be required to provide a certificate that the deceased person does not possess Aadhaar number to the best of his/her knowledge.