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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.

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

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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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Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav, along with RJD legislators, protests against the demonetization of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 currency notes at Bihar Assembly, in Patna.

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Workers of different unions including Maruti Udyog Kamgar Union arrange a support cycle procession for demonetisation, in Gurugram.

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Vendors wait for customers at the Azadpur Mandi where the business is badly hit due to demonetisation, in New Delhi.

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Barbers attending customers at Azadpur Mandi where the business is badly hit due to demonetization, in New Delhi.

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BJP activists celebrate Sambram Divas against the Akrosh Divas by honouring bank employees and distributing sweets and roses in banks in Chikmagalur, in Karnataka.

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People collecting money from a mobile ATM, in New Delhi.

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Rashtrawadi Aam Yuva activists take out a march in support of the demonetization of old Rs 1000 and Rs 500 currency notes in Patna, Bihar.

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Activists of Congress party scuffle with a policeman during a protest against the government's decision to withdraw high denomination notes from circulation, in Ahmadabad.

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Activists of Congress party shout slogans after they were detained during a protest against the government's decision to withdraw high denomination notes from circulation, in Ahmedabad.

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Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik makes a sand art on the eve of Constitution day in Puri beach.

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People standing in a long queue outside a Big Bazaar outlet in Gurugram to get money from their cards.

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Cartoon By R Prasad

Members of Abhiyan Delhi (NGO) organise a Mask Protest against the leaders opposing demonetization move of the government, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi

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Members of Abhiyan Delhi (NGO) organise a Mask Protest against the leaders opposing demonetization move of the government, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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At a New Delhi multiplex

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari

Desperate, tired faces crowd a bank counter at Basendua village in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh

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Congress workers burning the effigy of PM Narendra Modi during a protest march against demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, in Patna.

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Delhi Village Kisan Mahasangh Panchayat in support of PM Narendra Modi's move on demonetisation at Vithalbhai Patel Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu during the Delhi Village Kisan Mahasangh Panchayat in support of PM Narendra Modi's move on demonetisation at Vithalbhai Patel Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Village Kisan Mahasangh Panchayat in support of PM Narendra Modi's move on demonetisation at Vithalbhai Patel Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during the Opposition parties protest near the Gandhi statue in Parliament against demonetization of Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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MPs and leaders of Opposition parties stage a protest near the Gandhi statue in Parliament against demonetisation of Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, DMK MP Kanimozhi, CPI leader D Raja and other leaders during the Opposition parties protest near the Gandhi statue in Parliament against demonetization of Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram and TMC MP Derek O'Brien during the Opposition parties protest near the Gandhi statue in Parliament against demonetization of Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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Leaders of Opposition parties stage a protest near the Gandhi statue in Parliament against demonetization of Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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Leaders of Opposition parties stage a protest near the Gandhi statue in Parliament against demonetization of Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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Leaders of Opposition parties stage a protest near the Gandhi statue in Parliament against demonetization of Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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People start lining up outside a bank early morning to exchange their old Rs 500 and 1000 notes, in Amritsar.

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New currency notes of Rs 2000 denomination recovered from militants killed in Bandipora District of North Kashmir.

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Activists of Street Hawkers' Union shouting slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during a protest rally in Kolkata against demonetization of Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes.

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Activists of Street Hawkers' Union burn effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during a protest rally in Kolkata against demonetization of Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes.

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People standing in queues to exchange their old Rs 500 and 1000 notes in Gurugram.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia during a protest march against the Centre's demonetisation of high denomination notes, in New Delhi.

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Azadpur wholesale market seen empty due to demonetisation of currency notes, in New Delhi.

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TMC MPs protest outside the Parliament against demonetisation of currency notes, during Parliament winter Session, in New Delhi.

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A notice put up by a pole at the Bhutan Market Old regarding unacceptance of old 500 and 1000 rupee notes in Agartala, Tripura.

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People stand in a long queue to withdraw money at an ATM, in Allahabad.

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People being offered ice-creams as they wait in long queues to exchange notes, in Ahmedabad.

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People taking help of a mobile van to exchange notes, in Ahmedabad.

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Police personals showing 11 lakh currency notes belived to be black money from a UP resident who arrived here at Amritsar railway station.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan with CPI (M) Politburo member and party's former General Secretary Prakash Karat during the dharna in front of the Reserve Bank of India office in Thiruvananthapuram against alleged attempts by the Central Government to destroy the cooperative sector in the Kerala under cover of demonetization.

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Muslims shouting slogans against centre with an effigies of PM Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and BJP National President Amit Shah at a protest against demonetization of currency notes, in Kolkata.

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A man shows his daughter's wedding invite and his ID card to a bank employee in a Punjab National Bank branch, in Faridabad.

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A man shows a new 500 rupee currency note as people stand in queues, in Gurgaon.

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Low denomination currency notes are seen in a tub at a roadside stall set up by Shri Jalaram Gaushala, a shelter for cows, in Ahmedabad. The cow shelter is helping people change high denomination currency received from banks with the daily donations they receive in low denomination currency notes.

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A woman, right, counts low denomination currency notes after getting it exchanged with a higher denomination currency note at a roadside stall set up by Shri Jalaram Gaushala, a shelter for cows, in Ahmedabad.

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Maliha Congress protest against demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 Currency, in New Delhi.

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An elderly women filling the form to exchange currency in the denominations of 1000 and 500 that have been declared to be of no value, in South Delhi.

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Crowd during a rally againt Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to demonetise Rs.500 and Rs.1000 currency notes, at Azadpur Mandi, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a mass rally against demonetisation of currency notes at Azadpur Mandi, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a protest outside the RBI office, against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to demonetise Rs.500 and Rs.1000 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a mass rally against demonetisation of currency notes at Azadpur Mandi, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a mass rally against demonetisation of currency notes at Azadpur Mandi, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a dharna against demonetisation of currency notes, in front of Reserve Bank of India, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a dharna against demonetisation of currency notes, in front of Reserve Bank of India, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a dharna against demonetisation of currency notes, in front of Reserve Bank of India, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a dharna against demonetisation of currency notes, in front of Reserve Bank of India, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a dharna against demonetisation of currency notes, in front of Reserve Bank of India, in New Delhi.

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People standing in long queues to exchange their old Rs 500 and 1000 notes and withdraw cash from the ATM, in New Delhi.

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People queue up outside a bank to exchange their old Rs 1000 and 500 notes in Vidhan Sabha, in Lucknow.

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People stand in a queue to withdraw and deposit currency at an ATM, in Hyderabad.

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Policemen control a crowd of people waiting to enter a bank to exchange discontinued currency, in New Delhi.

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Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses media outside Rashtrapati Bhavan after meeting President over demonetisation of currency, in New Delhi.

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Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee along with AAP and National Conference leaders marched to the Rashtrapati Bhavan against the government’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, in New Delhi.

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Members of Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) protest against ill planned & reckless demonetisation of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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A woman shows her inked finger after exchanging 500 and 1000 rupee currency notes at a SBI bank, in New Delhi.

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A bank employee applying ink to a customer on exchange of 500 and 1000 rupee currency notes at a SBI branch, in New Delhi.

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A bank employee applying ink to a customer on exchange of 500 and 1000 rupee currency notes at a SBI branch, in New Delhi.

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All India Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee talks to the media on scrapping of high denomination currency notes, on the opening day of the winter session of the parliament, in New Delhi.

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Youth show their support for PM Modi by participating in a youth walk, in Delhi.

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Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) activists holding a protest march to Reserve Bank of India against demonetisation of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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DMK treasurer and Leader of Opposition M.K. Stalin interacting with women waiting outside a Bank in Valayangulam to exchange currencies.

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Muslim women queue up outside at GPO to deposit and exchange 500 and 1000 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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Rajasthani artists showing Rs 2000 notes after exchanging their old notes, in Bikaner.

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People wait at GPO to deposit and exchange 500 and 1000 currency notes, in New Delhi.

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Youth march in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative against black money at Rajpath, in New delhi.

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People queue up outside an out of service ATM, in Lucknow.

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Labour women queue up outside head post office to exchange their old Rs 500 and 1000 notes in a village, in Bikaner.

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People wait in a long queues to exchange their old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes outside Reserve Bank of India, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother, Heeraben Modi in the bank to get old 500 and 1000 rupees currency notes changed, in Gandhingar.

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People stand in queues at a bank to exchange or deposit discontinued currency notes, in New Delhi.

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People stand in queues at a bank to exchange or deposit discontinued currency notes in New Delhi.

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A police officer warns people against breaking the queues as they wait to exchange or deposit discontinued currency notes, outside a bank on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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People stand in queues at a bank to exchange or deposit discontinued currency notes on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik makes a sand sculpture on new currency notes and demonetisation during 15th Anjali Chuildren festival, in Bhubaneswar.

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Girls show banned currency notes of 500 and 1000 at the railway station, in Allahabad.

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Children showing torn notes of Rs 500, Rs 1000 found near a drain at Goharamara, Chandan Nagar, in Guwahati.

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Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury shows a 2000 rupee note while addressing a press conference, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Subhav Shukla

Lions Club members distributing tea among people who are standing in a long queue outside ATM for withdrawal, in Patna.

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People queue up outside at ATM to withdraw money, in New Delhi.

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Members of youth congress burn an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, protesting against demonetization of the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes, in Bengaluru.

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PM Narendra Modi chairing a meeting on demonetization at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, in New Delhi.

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People wait in a queue to deposit and exchange discontinued currency notes outside a bank, in Mumbai.

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People stand in a queue to deposit and exchange discontinued currency notes, outside the Reserve Bank of India, in Ahmedabad.

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An eighty five years old woman displays the new Rupees 2000 currency notes she received at a bank, in Allahabad.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh