Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) Chairman R S Sharma today gave his Aadhaar number on Twitter and challenged everyone to show that how mere knowledge of the number can be misused to harm him.
The tweet evoked an immediate response on the social media platform, managing to create quite a flutter with one user claiming to have dug up his mobile number using the information given, and some others trolling him for handing out the 12 digit identifier.
Giving out his full Aadhaar number, Sharma had tweeted: "Now I give this challenge to you: Show me one concrete example where you can do any harm to me!".
The challenge by Sharma had got 577 retweets, and 745 likes by late evening.
To another users' comment seeking legal indemnity in case the Aadhaar number was indeed misused, Sharma wrote, "Show me friend! I promise that I will take no action against you".
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