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In this file photo, people waiting in long queues to exchange their old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes outside Reserve Bank of India, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, people waiting in long queues to exchange their old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes and withdraw cash from an ATM, in New Delhi. On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to the nation that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes would cease to be a legal tender.

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Workers move cash bundles as the central bank plans to supply funds to commercial banks to meet the demand for the upcoming nation's biggest traditional holiday, Chuseok, the Korean version of Thanksgiving Day, at Gangnam office of the Bank of Korea in Seoul, South Korea. The traditional holiday falls on Sept. 13 this year.

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In this photo, Venezuelan migrant Edixon Infante shows a handicraft made in with devalued Venezuelan currency, in Cucuta, Colombia.

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The Rs 100 commemorative coin which was released in the memory of the former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the eve of his birth anniversary, in New Delhi.

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Specimen notes of new 100 rupee notes to be issued soon by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in New Delhi. The lavender colour note has the motif of 'Rani Ki Vav', which is a stepwell located in Gujarat.

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Pakistani currency notes recovered along with a huge cache of arms and ammunition after security forces personnel busted a militant hideout at Bari Rakh, Mendhar along the LoC, in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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A man displays his new Rs 10 notes outside Reserve Bank of India, in New Delhi.

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An inmate and a police person displaying file pads, made with demonetised notes, supplied by Reserve Bank of India, at Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai.

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Inmates of Puzhal Central Prison pasting after cutting sheets of crushed demonetised notes for manufacturing file pads, in Chennai.

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Inmates of Puzhal Central Prison pasting after cutting sheet of crushed demonetised notes for manufacturing file pads, in Chennai.

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An inmates using demonetised notes supplied by Reserve Bank of India, for making file pads at Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai.

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Inmates work on demonetised notes, supplied by Reserve Bank of India, for making file pads at Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai.

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Prison officials and some inmates arrange the bundles of crushed demonetised notes, supplied by Reserve Bank of India, for making file pads at Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai.

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Prison officials and some inmates arrange the bundles of crushed demonetised notes, supplied by Reserve Bank of India, for making file pads at Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai.

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An inmate at the Puzhal Central Prison shows pieces of the demonetized notes, crushed for making file pads, in Chennai.

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Police showing the cash woth Rs 80 lakhs seized from a gang of three members accused in Hawala deal, in Bhopal.

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A man shows new currency notes of Rs 200 and Rs 50 outside the Reserve Bank of India in New Delhi. This is the first time that Rs 200 banknotes were introduced in India.

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People stand in a long queue to collect newly introduced currency notes of Rs 200 outside the Reserve Bank of India in New Delhi.

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A man shows new currency notes of Rs 200 and Rs 50 outside the Reserve Bank of India in New Delhi. This is the first time that Rs 200 banknotes were introduced in India.

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The new fluorescent blue Rs 50 banknote bearing the motif 'Hampi with Chariot', which is to be issued by the RBI.

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People stand in a queue to withdraw cash from an ATM after the closure some ATMs as a preventive measure against the ransomware attack, in Allahabad.

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Cash in new currency notes recovered after raid at the residence of an Uttar Pradesh Additional Commissioner of Sales Tax, in Noida.

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An elderly women show banned currency notes outside Reserve Bank of India building, in New Delhi. The deadline for the exchange by residents who were abroad during the cash ban ends today.

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People wait outside the Reserve Bank of India building to exchange their old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, in New Delhi.

Photo by Tribhuvan Tiwari/Outlook

Seized fake notes put on display for the media

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Members of a local Gurdwara serve free food to people waiting a long queue outside the Reserve Bank of India building in New Delhi to exchange their old banknotes with new ones.

PTI Photo by Shirish Shete

Food vendors wait for customers as people queue up outside the Reserve Bank of India building in New Delhi to exchange their old banknotes with new ones.

PTI Photo by Shirish Shete

Two elderly women show banned currency notes along with a suicide letter while sitting outside the Reserve Bank of India building in New Delhi to exchange their old banknotes with new ones. They said they would commit suicide if their notes were not exchanged.

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Indo-Nepalese people showing demonetised notes outside the RBI Building, in Patna.

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BSF seized fake currency notes of Rs. 2000 denomination amounting to 4.4 lakh from International Boundary under Dhubri district of Assam.

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Crime branch police displays seized 30 lakhs of old currency notes, in Thane.

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Congress party supporters holding a protest in front of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) during their RBI Gherao protest over the demonetization, in Chandigarh.

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Congress communication in-charge addressing party workers at a rally against demonetisation at CST Station, in South Mumbai.

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Congress party workers holding posters during a protest rally against demonetisation at CST Station, in South Mumbai.

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Congress workers shout slogans during their RBI Gherao protest over the demonetization move at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Congress workers during their Reserve Bank of India gherao programme in protest against demonetization, in Ahmedabad.

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Congress workers shout slogans during their RBI Gherao protest over the demonetization move at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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TMC MPs participate in a protest march against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from TMC office, South Avenue to Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Kamal Singh

People showing demonetized notes outside the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) building as they could not exchange their old currency notes, in Patna, Bihar.

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Sleuths of Punjab vigilance bureau counting new currency notes recovered from the residence of executive engineer KK Singla, in Bathinda. The sleuths recovered bribe of Rs 50,000 and recovered cash during raid.

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TMC MP Subrat Baxi addresses the gathering during against the demonetisation, in Bhubaneswar.

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Congress party workers during a protest against the demonetization, in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo by Shailendra Bhojak

People looking at a notice regarding currency exchange pasted at the entrance of RBI building, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist

People who stayed abroad wait outside RBI building to exchange their old currency notes, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist

People showing their old currency notes outside the Reserve Bank of India when they could not exchange the banned currency notes, in New Delhi.

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People showing notes outside the RBI as they could not exchange their old currency notes, in New Delhi.

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Family members of late Sanat Bagh, who allegedly died while standing in a line to withdraw money, protest in front of the RBI, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo by Ashok Bhaumik

People wait outside the Reserve Bank to deposit their banned currency notes, in Mumbai.

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Disappointed people raise slogans outside the RBI as they could not exchange their old currency notes, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Kamal Singh

An old woman crying outside the closed door of RBI as she could not exchange her old currency notes due to its closure for the day, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo by Swapan Mahapatra

People holding a silent protest at RBI, in Kolkata against the demonetization move.

PTI Photo by Swapan Mahapatra

People stand in a queue to exchange old currency notes of Rs 1,000 and 500 at Reserve Bank of India, in Kolkata. The 50 day deadline to deposit the old Currency notes in banks comes to an end today.

PTI Photo by Swapan Mahapatra

Daily wage workers sit on cycle rickshaws while waiting for work at a market place, in New Delhi. India yanked most of its currency bills from circulation without warning, delivering a jolt to the country's high-performing economy and leaving countless citizens scrambling for cash. Still, as Friday's deadline for depositing old 500- and 1,000-rupee notes draws to a close, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has called the demonetization drive a great success in drawing out tax dodgers and eliminating graft.

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People shop at a wholesale vegetable market, in Bangalore. India yanked most of its currency bills from circulation without warning, delivering a jolt to the country's high-performing economy and leaving countless citizens scrambling for cash. Still, as Friday's deadline for depositing old 500- and 1,000-rupee notes draws to a close, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has called the demonetization drive a great success in drawing out tax dodgers and eliminating graft.

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People deposit discontinued notes on the last day in a bank in Gauhati.

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A policeman shows discontinued notes before depositing it in a bank in Gauhati. The 50-day window to deposit the old notes in banks closes today.

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A security person guards as people wait outside of the Reserve Bank of India building to exchange their old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Atul Yadav

People wait outside the Reserve Bank of India building to exchange their old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, in New Delhi. The 50-day window to deposit the old notes in banks closes today.

PTI Photo by Atul Yadav

Delhi lawyer Rohit Tandon, arrested in connection the money laundering case, is taken away from Enforcement Directorate (ED) office, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan

Members of West Bengal Teachers and Allied Educational Employees Federation walk in a procession protesting the demonetization of high-value bills, in Kolkata. Banner reads "unite against conspiracy of central government in the name of economic reforms, oust Modi, save the country. Demonetization for whose benefit."

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A woman, who had come to deposit money, argues with a bank officer, in New Delhi. On Nov. 8, India yanked most of its currency bills from circulation without warning, delivering a jolt to the country’s high-performing economy and leaving countless citizens scrambling for cash.

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Police display fake currency notes in denominations of Rs 2000 and Rs 500 worth over 26 lakhs seized from two persons in Rajkot, Gujarat.

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People shower currency notes on folk singers at a programme in Navsari town.

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People shower currency notes on folk singers at a programme in Navsari town.

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People shower currency notes on folk singers at a programme in Navsari town.

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Eunuchs throw money into the air as they dance during the All India Eunuchs Conference in Bikaner, Rajasthan.

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Navi Mumbai Police arrest six persons and seized new currency notes worth Rs 35 Lakhs and 2 Kgs of Gold Bars, in Navi Mumbai.

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Police Personnel stands one of the main entrance of Tamil Nadu State "Secretariat" during the raid at the chamber of Chief Secretary P Ramamohana Rao, who came under the I-T scanner, in Chennai.

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Senior police officer Sandeep Patil showing the new currency notes worth Rs 60 Lakhs seized from exchangers at Bombay Restaurant Chowk, in Satara, Maharashtra.

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Police officers showing new currency notes worth Rs 40 Lakhs which were allegedly recovered by Nalasopara Shiv Sena corporator Dhananjay Gawade's car in Thana district, Mumbai.

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Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot explains media people that the Rs 2000 Note have have features for the visually-impaired people, at Parliament in New Delhi.

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Cash recovered by Income Tax department from a bank locker, in Pune.

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People block a road due to unavailability of cash at a bank, in Moradabad.

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People standing in long queues to exchange cash from Reserve Bank of India, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Subhav Shukla

Crime branch police displays seized currency of rupees one crore and forty thousand in new notes, in Thane. Three persons were also detained in this connection.

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Police recovered Rs 3.25 crore in demonetised currency from five persons in a raid conducted at a Karol Bagh hotel.

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Police arrest accused with Rs 27 lakh in new currency notes at Faridabad.

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Police showing Rs 27 lakh in new currency notes recovered from four accused, in Faridabad.

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People standing in long queues to deposit or withdraw cash at a bank, in Allahabad.

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Police at T&T law firm managing partner Rohit Tandon's office-cum-residence at Greater Kailash-1, in New Delhi. In a joint raid conducted by the Income Tax Department and the Delhi Police seized nearly Rs 13 crore in cash, of which Rs 2.5 crore was in new currency notes.

Photo by Puneet K. Paliwal

People standing in a long queue to withdraw cash at an ATM, in Lucknow.

PTI Photo by Nand Kumar

Stacks of currency notes that was found at Rohit Tandon's Greater Kailash residence during a raid by Delhi Police crime branch. Cash worth Rs 13.65 cr, including at least Rs 2.61 cr in new Rs 2,000 currency notes were recovered.

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People queue up outside a bank to withdraw cash, in Gurugram.

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Combo image: Police officers arrest five people with new Rs 2000 currency notes worth around Rs 76 Lakhs, in Surat.

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Huge cash seized by the Income Tax department after it conducted searches in Chennai. A total of Rs 106 crore cash, including Rs 10 crore in new notes, and 127 kg gold has been seized.

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A foothpath vendor goes for cashless transactions, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo by Ashok Bhaumik

Villagers line up in front of a SBI branch to withdraw cash, in Mirzapur.

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An accused being produced at a local court, in Kolkata. The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police arrested seven persons including BJP Leader Mahesh Sharma with Rs 33 lakh cash in new Rs 2000 notes along with arms.

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Twenty fake notes of the newly introduced Rs 500 currency note, which were recovered from the possession of Sachin Das (R), arrested from Birubari area, in Guwahati.

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Police produce two Axis bank managers, who were arrested by the Enforcement Directorate under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), at Tis Hazari court, in New Delhi.

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A Muslim man shows his token to change currency notes and withdraw money in front of a SBI branch, in Surat.

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TMC members protest against demonetisation during the winter session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Subhav Shukla

Police arrest two persons, Ganesh and Saroj, with Rs 3 lakh cash, drugs (ganja and heroin) and illegal weapon, in Mirzapur.

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Police arrest three accused who were carrying Rs 2000 notes worth 46 lakhs illegaly in a vehicle at Chikmagalur, in Karnataka.

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People wait in a queue to withdraw money from a mobile ATM machine, in New Delhi.

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People wait outside a bank to withdraw cash, in New Delhi

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Notices, restricting cash payment limit of Rs 12000, pasted at the entrance of a Bank of India branch, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Kamal Singh

People wait in a long queue to exchange their old currency notes outside Reserve Bank of India, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Kamal Singh

Crime Branch officials showing demonetized notes worth Rs 2 Cr from Pushpendra Khatri who allegedly duped a businessman on the pretext of getting his demonetised currency notes deposited in a bank, at Keshav Puram area, in New Delhi.

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