RBI to issue new Rs 20, 50 notes: Old notes will remain legal tender

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Mumbai, Dec 4 In a bid to ease the cash crunch the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will issue new Rs 20 and 50 notes. The old Rs 20 and 50 will continue to remain legal tender or valid.


The Rs 20 denomination note in the Mahatma Gandhi series-2005 will have the inset letter L in both the number panels bearing the signature of Urjit Patel.

[Read more: ಶೀಘ್ರದಲ್ಲಿಯೇ ಬರಲಿವೆ ಹೊಸ 20 ಹಾಗೂ 50 ರು ಮುಖಬೆಲೆ ನೋಟುಗಳು!]

The RBI will also shortly issue Rs 50 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005.

The design and security features of these banknotes will be similar to the banknotes of Rs 20 denomination with the ascending font of numerals in both the number panels and without intaglio print issued earlier in Mahatma Gandhi Series- 2005." RBI said in a release.

[Read more: புதிய ரூ50, ரூ20 நோட்டுகள் விரைவில் வெளியிடப்படும்- பழைய நோட்டுகளுக்கு தடை இல்லை: ரிசர்வ் வங்கி]

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