What is the population in Chennai 2021 in the Indian census?
Population in Chennai was 8,878,042 in the 2011 census and rose to a million by 2017. Currently, the count stands at 9,728,015. Tamil Nadu has a total of 19,488,550 people in the state.
As per the 2011 census, the male population in the city is about 65.3 percent and the female population is about 34.7 percent. The religion data shows that Christians in the state stand at about 2,328,099. The population of Hindus in the state is about 1,721,915. And, the Muslim population is more than 84,744.
Source: Unique Identification Authority of India, Census of India, Tax Markets India
How to get an Aadhaar card in Chennai?
1. Go to any Aadhaar enrolment center: Apart from the field offices, the permanent enrolment agencies have also set up centers in different places, say, far-flung areas of Chennai.
2. Keep all the necessary documents: In all probability, you will be asked for all the necessary documents, including PAN card, voter ID card, driving license, Aadhaar card, ration card, bank account number, etc.
3. Verify the details: After your application is approved, the system sends a link to the mobile number that has been linked with the Aadhaar card. You will receive an OTP (One-Time Password) through SMS or a mobile app (recharge). This OTP will help verify your identity. You will have to verify the same.
4. Generate OTP: You will have to send a message to the Aadhaar enrolment agency (app or website) with the OTP you received from the mobile number you used before.
5. Receive OTP: You will receive the OTP directly on your mobile phone in some cases. If you want to know what it should look like, here is how you can send OTP:
On average, it will take 45 minutes to receive your OTP. Remember, if your Aadhaar is not linked to any other account, the OTP will be valid for one week.
6. Aadhaar OTP is ready: Here are the steps to get your Aadhaar OTP:
Go to the Aadhaar enrolment website (Go Aadhaar). Enter your name, mobile number, and captcha (the challenge word) on the login page.
The captcha has to be entered without using the key that is used in the OTP challenge. Once you finish typing the captcha, type the OTP you received from the mobile number you were using before.
Take a printout and take a photo of the printout for future use.
7. Get the Aadhaar card: You will be asked to submit your identity and address proof. This can be done with a scan of your passport, PAN card, driving license, or voter ID card.
8. Wait for the Aadhaar card: After you submit your documents, the process of getting the Aadhaar card will start.
Wait for up to 10 days and your Aadhaar card will be delivered to your home address.
How to delete the Aadhaar card:
This is not a possible option, as a UIDAI official had told IANS that the Aadhaar card is unique and cannot be deleted and that the biometrics cannot be changed.
“No one can delete an Aadhaar card. Biometrics cannot be changed. An Aadhaar card is unique and there is no delete button to delete Aadhaar,” UIDAI official told IANS.
“Once the Aadhaar card is uploaded, the name, photo, fingerprint, iris or face, and Aadhar number cannot be changed,” the official said.