why shouldn't give your pan card number while railway ticket booking with IRCTC ?

Ticket Booking tips for IRCTC while booking railway ticket 
Don’t give PAN number for railway Tatkal booking as proof of ID.
The Railways display the PAN. name, sex and age of passengers on reservation charts pasted on railway compartments.
This is a boon for benami transactions. It is –mandatory for traders like jewelers to collect tax
(TCS) from customers on purchase of jewelry worth
Rs 5 lakh & bullion worth Rs 2 lakh.
To accommodate high net worth customers, traders
have a easy source of benami PAN numbers, name, sex and age from reserved railway compartments.
A traveller recently noticed a chap copying PAN particulars along with name, age and sex pasted on reserved compartments.
When confronted with  the help of railway police, he admitted that he
gets Rs 10 per PAN particulars from jewellers.
These persons are copying PAN information of senior citizens, women etc from sleeper class with
the intention that passengers in sleeper class are not serious tax payers and generally salaried class.
In that case the department will first initiate action from the tax payer’s side asking him to explain the sources of money for the above
transaction done in his name and also to prove that he has not carried on the above transaction..
What i can use for paasanger prr?of while rail ticket booking online 
You may quote your driving licence #,
Voter ID # etc as your ID Proof but definitely not your PAN.
Beware!!!!.
Let us spread this msg to all our frndz and relatives

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