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Presbyterian Church of Mizoram not to accept demonetised notes

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Presbyterian Church of Synod, the largest church in Mizoram, announced that the Synod Office in Aizawl would no longer receive demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in

Synod's Senior Executive Secretary Rev. Lalramliana Pachuau, in a circular issued to all the local churches and pastoral committees said that church collections should in future be deposited in the bank account of the Synod or transfer the money through transfer, cheques.

The branches and district offices under the Synod were also cautioned not to receive demonetised notes in

However, the Baptist Church of Mizoram, the second largest church in the state announced that the church continued to receive demonetised notes till today, but did not specify when it would discontinue receiving the notes.

Meanwhile the new Rs 500 denominations, which arrived at the Aizawl branch yesterday was distributed to other branches and other public sector and private banks.

Aizawl Branch Assistant General Manager Pradeep Kumar Sen said that the Rs 500 notes most probably would be dispensed by the ATMs by tomorrow.

Sen said that a large amount of Rs 100 notes also arrived along with the new Rs 500 note consignment and the arrival of Rs 500 notes was expected to ease the problem of the common people further.

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First Published: Mon, November 28 2016. 12:13 IST