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By A Newsman

Kolkata, 16 June: NOW on, Indian Railways have decided to accept downloaded e-Aadhaar as a proof of identity of a passenger travelling by trains on reserved tickets.

In an official release issued today, the Railways said e-Aadhaar would be treated at per with that of printed Aadhaar Card for undertaking journey in all reserved class of any trains plying throughout India.

This will be a proof of identity in addition to the nine other documents that are already recognised and accepted by the Railways as proof of identity of a passenger.

These include ~ voter photo identity card, passport, PAN card, driving licence, photo identity card issued by central/state government, student identity card with photograph issued by recognised school / college, nationalised  bank passbook with photograph, credit cards issued by banks with laminated photograph, and ration card having photograph.