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Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that efforts to make India wealthy would only bear fruit with blessings from gods and goddesses.

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Here are the different types of banknotes that have been issued since Independence, according to the Reserve Bank of India

Bhaskar Dutta
On Wednesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include images of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi on India’s currency notes in addition to the existing portraits of Mahatma Gandhi.

In an address via videoconference, Kejriwal said that India’s economy was going through a difficult phase and that the rupee was depreciating against the US dollar. He said that efforts to make India wealthy would only bear fruit with blessings from gods and goddesses.

Here are the different types of banknotes that have been issued since Independence, according to the Reserve Bank of India.

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First Published: Oct 27 2022 | 7:53 PM IST

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