Under the Modi government, Indian Railways is trying to trick Senior Citizens into buying rail tickets at the full rate, instead of the concessional rate for Senior Citizens. The trick works as follows:
While booking train tickets online through IRCTC, a screen appears with an option for the Senior Citizens to give up the concession so far availed. The screen comes with two options:
“OK to give up the concession”; and,
“Cancel to proceed booking with concession”.
Usually, people are in the habit of pressing OK. So, Senior Citizens could easily get tricked into paying the full rate.
If a Senior Citizen wants to buy the ticket at concessional rate, then, the option to choose is “Cancel to proceed booking with concession”.