Trai chief RS Sharma, who threw Aadhaar challenge on Twitter, gets two-year extension

An all-out war had raged on Twitter after the RS Sharma shared his Aadhaar number publicly, challenging anyone to show how mere knowledge of the number can be misused to harm him.

NEW DELHI: Ram Sewak Sharma has been reappointed chairman of telecom regulator TRAI, the government announced on Thursday.

Sharma will hold the post till September 30, 2020, said a government notification. Sharma drew controversy when on July 28 he revealed his Aadhaar number on Twitter as a security challenge.

Sharma is a former CEO of UIDAI, the organization which maintains the Aadhaar database.

 

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