New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The government on Monday termed as “fake” a letter attributed to the Cabinet Secretariat wherein linking of land records with Aadhaar had been made compulsory.

“The letter attributed to the Cabinet Secretariat on digitalisation of land records and subsequent linking of the same to Aadhaar, being widely circulated on social media, is completely fake and mischievous,” an official statement said here.

“It is clarified that the government has issued no such letter. A police complaint has been filed and the matter is being investigated,” the statement said.

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