Bank Notes Fact Check: Many people complain that due to something written on the currency note, the person in front refused to take that note saying that this note is illegal or has got damaged. The central government has put forth its point in this regard.
Explain that because of something written on a bank note, it does not become invalid or useless. They will be legal (valid) even after reading and writing and will remain in practice. If someone tells you that the bank is refusing to accept the note because something is written on it and it is illegal, then it is completely wrong.
Fake claim surfaced
Recently, a fake claim is surfacing on social media, sharing a screenshot of a message saying that according to the new guidelines of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), writing anything on a note will make it illegal and It will not remain in legal tender or circulation. It was said in this viral message that you should share it with as many people as possible, so that Indian people can understand the importance of this issue.
Fake claim told on Twitter
Does writing anything on the bank note make it invalid?#PIBFactCheck
✔️ NO, Bank notes with scribbling are not invalid & continue to be legal tender
✔️Under the Clean Note Policy, people are requested not to write on the currency notes as it defaces them & reduces their life pic.twitter.com/V8Lwk9TN8C
— PIB Fact Check (@PIBFactCheck) January 8, 2023
In this regard, the team of the Fact Check (PIB Fact Check) wing of the Central Government’s Press Information Bureau has clarified on Twitter on Sunday (January 8, 2023). PIB clearly said that this message is just a rumour. There is no substance in the claim made in this. It was told in Fact Check that it is not so, writing on bank notes does not make them illegal.
What is clean note policy
Citing the Clean Note Policy, the team of PIB Fact Check has advised that people are requested not to write anything on currency notes, because doing so spoils their appearance and life. decreases.
keep these things in mind
RBI said that the common people in the country have received good quality bank notes (paper currency) in transactions. Clean note policy has been implemented to achieve this goal that people should not staple (do not pin with stapler) bank notes under any circumstances. Also, neither write anything on them, nor put rubber stamp nor make any kind of mark. Also, do not use notes to decorate garlands, toys, pandals or religious places.
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