The new Rs 500 and 2,000 notes will be out tomorrow. The Reserve Bank of India says that the new notes will be hard to fake since it would have several features. These are being called as "high security" notes.
The decision to withdraw the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes was taken for two reasons. One is to curtail black money and two to put an end to the fake currency racket. While the fake currency racketeers always try and fake a high denomination note, it would be tough for them to replicate the Rs 2,000 note due to high security features.
While all the security features in the note have not been revealed due to security reasons, here are some of the features of the Rs 2,000 note which will make it hard to replicate or fake.
The new high security note: