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Proud to know Konark Wheel features in Rs 10 banknote: Naveen

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

has thanked the Reserve of for featuring the chariot wheel of the famous Sun Temple in the new Rs 10 denomination banknotes, due to be released by the apex shortly.

The said he felt proud that a rich cultural heritage of has found a place in the countrys currency.

"Filled with pride that the rich cultural heritage of #finds place in Nations currency. #Wheel, the timeless symbol of our art and sculpture, is depicted in the new Rs 10 currency note. Congratulate @RBI for incorporating the world famous Sun Temple motif in the note, said in a tweet.

The new Rs 10 note in the series is designed in the base colour of chocolate brown and has the motif of the Sun Temple in Odisha on its reverse, according to a release from the RBI.

The new note will have the same height of 63 millimetre as the current 10 rupee note but the width will be 123mm, slightly lesser than the 137 mm width of the existing note.

The existing 10 rupee note images of the country's fauna - rhinoceros, elephant and tiger.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 14:15 IST