The process of linking Aadhaar number to PAN Card qualified as the most searched query by India in 2017 on Google. The data, released by the search engine giant, shows that search peaked in June last week, right before deadline to file income tax.
The link between two identification services was made compulsory by the government to reap benefits of the filing income tax. Those who had not acquired the aadhaar or were unable to link the two could still file the income tax, but did not qualify for returns.
Geographically, Manipur led the nation in query, while Chandigarh and Assam showed least interest.
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