Final week, a message went viral on WhatsApp claiming that the Reserve Financial institution of India will discontinue the Rs 2,000 be aware from October 10, 2019. Nevertheless, it is a piece of pretend information.
Like a number of different WhatsApp forwards, this message can also be a hoax which says withdrawal restrict has been set at Rs 50,000 in 10 days. The message additionally requested everybody to change their Rs 2,000 notes on the earliest.
The message went on to learn that these modifications had been made to welcome the brand new Rs 1,000 notes which is scheduled to be rolled out on January 1, 2020. The Rs 2000 notes had been launched in 2017 after the demonetisation of the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes.
These messages went viral on social media as effectively.
The Reserve Financial institution of India spoke to BOOM and stated, “The RBI has issued no such order. The message on the notes is factually incorrect. For all verified information, refer to official RBI channels.”
In response to the report, the Rs 2000 continues to be in circulation and shall be so within the foreseeable future. The report additionally acknowledged that the Rs 2000 be aware has a three per cent share within the forex circulation. This information is in line with the be aware’s share within the quantity of all banknotes in addition to the worth of all of the banknotes in circulation.
Along with this, no announcement has been made on the RBI’s web site two days after when it was stated that the be aware shall be demonetised.
As a result of these modes of verification, it may be stated that the messages in circulation are false.