After reading MiD DAY's article ('10,000 unique IDs may reach wrong addresses', September 30) about unique ID acknowledgement copies of Vashi residents categorising them erroneously as inhabitants of Raigarh district, worried Colaba residents, whose forms had similar errors, approached their enrolment centre to request for corrections.
The apathetic data operators allegedly asked them to undertake the tedious enrolling process all over again.
Residents are infuriated with the operators, asking why they have not bothered to ask the technical wing in Bangalore to rectify what they insist is a 'software error', and are instead planning to make them stand under the sun in long queues and make them undergo the time-consuming process all over again.
There is a region called Kolaba in Raigarh, which could also be why the UID software is recognising residents of Colaba in South Mumbai as inhabitants of Raigarh district, officials said
The UID form of Beroze Barjorji, a resident of Colaba, which categorises her as a resident of Kolaba in Raigarh district; Sanjana Meher is also shown to be residing in Kolaba in her form