Maharashtra's Rajana Sonawane become first UID card holder

"I thank Soniaji for selecting me to be India's first Aadhaar card recipient," a beaming Rajana told PTI after receiving the card at the UID rollout function here."Aadhaar card is the aadhar (support) of my life... Wherever I go it will come in handy," she said.

"The card will be useful at the ration shop and for getting employment," Rajana said flaunting the card which has the slogan 'Aadhaar-common man's right'.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today launched the ambitious Unique ID project here.Among the card recipients were 4-year-old Hitesh Sonawane and eight-year-old Anil Thakre.

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