Woman says shopkeeper refused to accept Rs 2,000 note, reason leaves users divided

Woman says shopkeeper refused to accept Rs 2,000 note, reason leaves users divided
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Woman says shopkeeper refused to accept Rs 2,000 note, reason leaves users divided

The RBI has said the move is part of its clean notes policy.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently announced the withdrawal of 2000 rupee notes from circulation and allowed people to exchange or deposit them into their bank accounts before September 30. He also clarified that high-value bills will continue to be legal tender. even after the deadline. However, this news caused a furor and many people rushed to use the banknote to buy goods. Several users also took to social networks to report that some gasoline pumps and merchants refused to take the note. In the midst of this, an exchange between two friends for the same has left the networks laughing. One woman said she argued with a shopkeeper after he refused to take the bill, but things quickly turned funny when she revealed the reason.

User Dee took to Twitter to share the same. She attached a screenshot of the What’s conversation and wrote: “ladies and gentlemen, meet my best friend.” Her friend sent her a text saying: “aaj mei vo aesthetically lays gourmet khareedne gayi thi toh shopkeeper was not accepting my 2K note, I got so irritated I gave a monologue about it being valid until 30th September and then said ‘Aapki baat toh theek hai par aapka note fatta hua hai’ aur phir mene usse chup-chaap UPI kardiya (Today I went to buy aesthetic looking Lays Gourmet potato chips. However, the merchant would not accept a Rs 2,000 note. I got so irritated that I gave a monologue about its validity until September 30. Later, the merchant said: ” You’re right but the note is torn.” After this, I calmly paid him via UPI).”

Since being shared, the post has amassed more than 25,000 views and 281 likes on the social media platform.

Many users commented on the post with laughing emojis.

“She’s cute,” said another person.

“Cosmetic looking chip,” said one user.

The RBI has told all banks to stop issuing Rs 2,000 notes immediately. The central bank began printing the 2,000 rupee note in November 2016 after Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrapped the high-value 1,000 and 500 rupee notes overnight.

“The objective of introducing Rs 2,000 notes was met once notes of other denominations became available in adequate quantities. Printing of Rs 2,000 notes was therefore halted in 2018-19,” the RBI said in a statement. .

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