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Devotees in Vadodara turn to Lord Hanuman to make rupee stronger against dollar


Devotees in Vadodara turn to Lord Hanuman to make rupee stronger against dollar

Vadodara, Sep 12 (ANI): Devotees in Gujarat have turned to Lord Hanuman to make rupee stronger against the US dollar. The residents of Vadodara city have covered the walls of Shri Kashta Bhanjan Hanuman Mandal with currency notes in denomination of rupees 100, 500 and 1000 to appease the god to stop further slump of rupee in global market.

The rupee dropped sharply last month to touch its weakest level against the dollar since 2013, as China's move to devalue the yuan sparked fears of a global currency war. Gujaratis say the rising cost of the US dollar affects the people of their community who are settled abroad.

Another devotee, Indramani Singh, said temple has been decorated with currency notes especially for the last Saturday of holy month of 'Shravan'. The celebrations for 'Shravan' are delayed by 15 days in Gujarat as compared to northern states of India.

The ritual to decorate the temple walls began three years ago but since last year the devotees have pledged to paste Indian c

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