The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday made the old Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes redundant. Addressing the nation, he said the step was being taken to tackle the menace of black money in the country, which has sapped the economy.
While the government is assuring people not to panic, Twitter users are offering solutions about what to do with the old currency notes.
To serve snacks:
— Pavithran (@Pavithran0403) November 8, 2016
— Bakwas(I) (@whyogace) November 8, 2016
Play monopoly with real money:
— Nishant.Patel (@Nishant_M_Patel) November 8, 2016
Few Origami ideas
— kanwal chadha (@kchadha1987) November 8, 2016
Use it as toilet paper
Use it as cacttle feed
Modi on Tuesday addressed the nation and announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination currency notes will be withdrawn from November 8 midnight. He also said that ATM withdrawals will be restricted to Rs 2,000 per day till November 11, when this limit may be increased slowly.