Check this screen grab. It was taken from the online PAN card application form.
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Visit this page. Scroll to the bottom of the page and from the dropdown choose "individual" and then click select. Read the form that is displayed.
Maybe the government needs to allot some of the money earned from taxes in taking a few lessons on political correctness.
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