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RBI issues new Rs 500 notes with inset letter A, old notes to remain valid

This was in continuation of Rs 500 banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi (new) series notified on Nov 8, 2016

BS Web Team & Agencies  |  New Delhi 

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced on Tuesday that it has issued Rs 500 denomination notes with inset letter A. However, the old notes, which were introduced after Prime Narendra Modi’s demonetisation drive in November 2016 will continue to remain the legal tender. The central bank, in a statement, said that this was in continuation of the issue of Rs 500 denomination banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi (new) series, which were notified on November 8, 2016. From time to time, the bank introduces new series of legal tender.  "In continuation of issuing of ...

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 14:30 IST
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