Upon entering India with an e-Visa (formerly known as tourist visa), the immigration agent writes the expiry date of the visa on the printed e-Visa (not the one on the passport, but the one we're supposed to print from the e-visa website). Does one have to keep the printed e-Visa on which the immigration agent wrote the visa expiry date?

The printed e-Visa looks like this:

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  • For your own safety, please reupload the Document with some other layer on top of the blur. I can read almost everything you tried to blur out. – Daan van Hoek Sep 24 '18 at 13:40
  • @DaanvanHoek thanks, I took the image from Google. Blurring typically isn't good for hide information indeed. – Franck Dernoncourt Sep 24 '18 at 15:30
  • Then everything is ok, was just worried that my eyesight had improved drastically =) – Daan van Hoek Sep 25 '18 at 5:21

Yes, definitely. It is a document that proves you are within the period of time allowed.

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    Hi, welcome to travel.SE! It'd great if you can expand on your answer, for example, how long is one expected to keep this document for - during their stay, for 10 years, or for as long as practically possible? It would also be great if you can provide some other source to substantiate the claim. – B.Liu Oct 1 '18 at 17:01
  • Wouldn't the stamp on the passport be enough to prove one is within the period of time allowed? – Franck Dernoncourt Oct 1 '18 at 17:08

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