Farmer receives Rs 2000 notes from SBI Bank without Mahatma Gandhi's image

MADHYA PRADESH: A leading media reported that farmers in a village situated in Madhya Pradesh have received newly printed Rs 2,000 notes without the Bapu's image printed on them and they are not fake.

According to the national daily, at first the farmers thought that the notes were counterfeit but bank officials soon dispelled any such doubts and declared them "genuine". The officials cited a "printing error" as the cause behind the anomaly. Further, citing bank and police sources, the report said that many such notes were in circulation in that region.

Upon being notified, the State Bank of India branch from where the farmers had received the currency took back the notes. The notes, according to the report, were printed at the Bank Note Press in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh.



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