India's Unique ID (46/65)

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A resident sits in front of the camera and has her photo taken in Mysore city 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
A resident sits in front of the camera and has her photo taken in Mysore city 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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