India's Unique ID (48/65)

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During national identity enrolment a local resident of Mysore city sits in front of camera for the enrollment process in Karnataka. For national security reasons and to improve monitoring of citizens, India is issuing each one of its 1.2 billion people with a unique ID card and number based on a photograph, digital finger print and iris scan.Photograph: Sanjit Das/Panos
During national identity enrolment a local resident of Mysore city sits in front of camera for the enrollment process in Karnataka. For national security reasons and to improve monitoring of citizens, India is issuing each one of its 1.2 billion people with a unique ID card and number based on a photograph, digital finger print and iris scan.Photograph: Sanjit Das/Panos
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