Surgical strike on bank lockers- No says Arun Jaitley

WhatsApp groups are flooded with messages such as these since Modi declared Rs 500 and 1,000 notes invalid.

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A message on WhatsApp read, "Advance notice on one more Modi Surigical Strike." This message goes on to talk about what Prime Minister Narendra plans to do further in curbing black money. This time it about a digital locker in banks which can be opened only in the presence of a government revenue officer.

[Also Read: How the taxman is watching as you deposit cash in banks today]

WhatsApp groups are flooded with messages such as these since Modi declared Rs 500 and 1,000 notes invalid. Strangely all messages end with, 'Confirmed," although calls to several sources never result in any sort of confirmation.

Surgical strike on bank lockers- No says Arun Jaitley

However this has been strongly denied by Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley. Completely incorrect he told a television channel.

What is Modi's surgical strike this time?

The message on WhatsApp read, Advance notice on 1 more MSS (modi surgical strike) Now lets talk about digital lockers - from a specific date you will not be able to operate your bank locker with your keys . It can be opened only digitally in the presence of a government revenue officer.

[Also Read: What will RBI do with the old Rs 500, 1,000 notes]

Any jewellery found without substantial evidence only 600 gms will be allowed per ladies member substantial through ration card . Balance for all jewellery and gold bars diamond n other materials valid bills will be required . Otherwise valuation will be compounded 3 times and taxes will be paid accordingly . Confirmed news.

This message sure did go viral, but several attempts to have the same confirmed failed. No official confirmed the news.

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