As per the decision by SC, the Court has said that the Aadhar will no longer be necessary for bank accounts, admission to schools or for getting mobile phone connections, while the basis for the PAN card would be necessary. This may become the big relief for the people who required to submit Aadhaar numbers to get new mobile connections or to continue using their current mobile connections.
The Supreme Court also cleared that Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act as ‘unconstitutional’ and struck it down. But after this decision, the people who have linked the Aadhar to a bank account or mobile number, how to get them de-link or deleted.
First, you need to know how Aadhaar will affect you:
1. Telecom Service Provider companies are no longer to force customers to do Aadhaar verification.2
2. Aadhaar would not be necessary for school education.
3. Modern Digital Wallet like Paytm or Amazon Pay Balance cannot demand Aadhaar data from customers for verification and allow them to continue using the services.
4. You don’t need Aadhar for Government job exams or UGC, CBSE, NEET.
5. You don’t need Aadhar to open the Bank accounts.
These are some important point of how Aadhaar card will affect you. If you want to de-link or unlink your Aadhar you must have You must have a second identity card such as a PAN card, a driving license, a voter ID card, a passport or a residence certificate.
so, here’s a guide to unlink your Aadhaar number from Paytm, bank accounts and mobile connections:
Delink or Unlink Aadhar from your bank account:
If you want to Unlink Aadhaar from your bank account then you will have to go to the bank because you can not deal with it online.
Step 1:- Firstly visit your bank branch.
Step 2:- Fill the physical form to unlink your bank account.
Step 3:- Submit it in your bank branch.
Step 4:- You Adhaar will be Unlink or Delink with your bank account within 48 hours.
Step 5:- After that Call your bank to find out if it has been unlinked or not.
Delink or Unlink Aadhar from your digital wallets like Paytm, Amazon Pay or Mobile number:
For Mobile Wallets:- In case a customer wishes to unlink Aaadhaar number from payment wallet such as Paytm all you have to do is follow these steps:
Step 1:- Call Paytm customer care number: 0120-4456-456 or 011-3377-6677.
Step 2:- Request them to send you an e-mail to unlink your Aadhaar.
Step 3:- After this, Paytm will send you a mail in which you will be asked to attach a soft copy of the Aadhaar.
Step 4:- After receiving this confirmation mail, your Aadhaar will be delinked from the account in 72 hours.
Similarly, you can also delink your mobile number. For that, you can go to any nearest branch of your telecom company and apply for your Aadhaar delink. Your Aadhar will be delinked in 48 hours of application.