The economic slowdown has not dented festive season demand for cash. In the two weeks leading to Dussehra, currency in circulation witnessed a spurt, as it normally does during this time of the year. The demand for currencies rose in the eastern India, where Durga Puja is a major festival. However, the highest demand is likely to be generated during Diwali (October 27).
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First Published: Fri, October 18 2019. 22:07 IST