"Adhaar Card must not be made compulsory. Only 15 to 20 percent of the people have received the card," Banerjee told reporters at the state secretariat in Kolkata.
"I am told that there is a verdict of the Supreme Court that it cannot be made compulsory by the government for obtaining benefits and subsidies," she said.
"I do not know how the government is violating the order. The government should immediately review the decision," the Chief Minister said.
Reacting to an advertisement given by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in the day's newspapers linking LPG subsidy to Adhaar card for Kolkata, Howrah and Coochbehar districts with immediate effect, she said "I am really shocked to see this attitude of the (Central) government."
"I am requesting the Prime Minister to look into the issue," she said.
"People are not beggars, one party will not continue, but the government will continue. The government must take care of the people," she said taking a dig at the UPA government at the Centre.