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The Takkal Scheme in your Web site says: "No identity proof is required to be produced by the passenger seeking reservation under tatkal scheme neither at the time of booking nor during the journey."
But your ticket with Takkal boking shows: "·This ticket will only be valid along with an ID proof in original. If found travelling without ID Proof, Passenger will be treated as without ticket and charged as per extant Railway rules. Example:
Apr 09 2010 (19:07)
Murli* 3039 blog posts 2 correct pred (50% accurate)
Please note that e-tickets ALWAYS require ID proof of one of the persons on the e-tickets, whether it be tatkal or normal booking.
The rule regarding Tatkal no longer requires ID proof is for normal tickets, NOT etickets. This was a requirement earlier for Tatkal tickets, issued normally also.
The problem is that there is lack of coordination between two organisations, the CRIS and IRCTC.
Apr 09 2010 (19:22)
जितेश शुभ यात्रा*^ 4124 blog posts 3247 correct pred (81% accurate)
"No identity proof is required to be produced by the passenger seeking reservation under tatkal scheme neither at the time of booking nor during the journey."
This rule is valid for tickets booked from railway reservation counter.
Because earlier when Tatkal scheme was introduced by Mr Nitish Kumar(Railway Minster that time) the rule was person must show an identity while booking in tatkal scheme, but later on this rule removed so you got this message.
Apr 09 2010 (19:24)
Kapadia 2819 blog posts 4 correct pred (100% accurate)
Thanks for your submissions and concerns.
i) First of all it is to be cleared that this website is private -independent rail info website and is not any part of Railways deptt.
ii) Your observation ... "No identity proof is required .... nor during the journey" appears on the IR website and nowhere on this website.
iii) Tatkal tickets...
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