Aadhaar is a unique identification number contain 12 digits and it is eligible for the residents and passport holders of India. Foreigners who are living in the states of India do not have the privilege to get their Aadhaar card free of cost, as the Indian residents have the opportunity to get their Aadhaar without paying anything, as it is a free gift from the government to their citizens. However, the foreigners have to go through some procedures to get their Aadhaar cards as well.
Aadhaar card is the basic thing in India and nowadays many cases had been reported with respect to Aadhaar from time to time. A new case had taken place in Gumla, India. It is located in the state of Jharkhand, India. Basically, it is a town. The religion which is followed by the people is commonly Nagpuri, Kurukh, and Munda. In 2011 the population which was recorded was around 51,265. The official language used in Gumla is Hindi.
Now coming back to the case it was reported that a couple had applied to get their child’s Aadhaar card. But the twist, in this case, was that the couple is a same-sex couple. It had been recorded that two women get married in Gumla town. It is declared by the Government that same-gender marriage is illegal in India.
As per the information by the Aadhaar department, in the couple, the one woman is blind whose age is 26 years old and the other woman age is 22 years old and they both consider themselves as husband and wife and they are parenting a young girl. The strange thing which happened was that The Aadhaar department had registered the couple’s application and advice the couple to visit the office of the superior which is located in Gumla Nagar Parishad. The Community Organizer whose name is Vimla conveys his remarks by saying that the elder woman who is 10th Class nonconformist considers herself as the child father whereas, the younger woman who did not complete her education after 8th grade, works as a domestic helper and consider herself as a mother. Vimla further added that both the women tied the knot in 2012 and were living on rent in BaraikMuhalla, which is in Gumla town. Both of them were parentless. The blind woman is a Nagpurisinger, however, the other woman belongs to Jashpur district, which is in Chhattisgarh.
Vimla said that the elder woman who is a singer was blind by her one eye since when she was born. She tied a knot with a guy and delivered a baby girl. Later on, in 2012 she lost her husband and became completely blind with her both eyes. After some time she met in a wedding ceremony she met a 22 years old girl with whom she fell in love. Vimla added that they got married at Happamuni temple in Gharghra, in the existence of a priest. The official report did not come up till yet that have got their child’s Aadhaar card or not.