'Devanagari on Rs 2,000 notes just a design', centre tells Madras High court

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In its reply to the Madurai bench of Madras High Court, the Finance Ministry has said that the numeral used on the new Rs 2,000 currency notes is just a design. The centre was replying to the High court that sought to know under what authority Devanagari numerals were used in the new Rs 2,000 currency notes.

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The Madras High court had asked the central government's counsel to file a reply from the finance ministry on why Devanagari numeral was used in the new high value note while hearing a PIL on it. The petitioner, KPT Ganesan, a resident of Madurai had asked for Rs 2000 notes should be made invalid since usage of Devanagari numerals on it was unconstitutional.

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