Wondering what to do with your Rs 500, Rs 1000 currency notes? Abhishek Bachchan is here to help

Wondering what to do with your old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes which are no longer legal tender? This post of Abhishek Bachchan to the rescue.

Written by Kriti Sonali | New Delhi | Updated: November 9, 2016 1:25 pm
500 notes, 1000 notes, 1000 rupee notes banned, 500 rupee notes banned, what to do with old 500 1000 notes After PM Narendra Modi announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency will be scrapped, Abhishek Bachchan has shared a slide of options open to you.

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1000 will be abolished, leaving people shocked. While the move has been lauded as bold and brave, it has left a lot of people scratching their heads about how to replace their existing notes.

While Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to introduce us to the new Rs 2000 note, which will be out soon, son Abhishek Bachchan shared information of what to do with the older notes.

Watch: People react to PM Modi abolishing Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes


Abhishek shared two images on his Instagram account and they will be a real help to all. The images show the steps you need to take to change the existing Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes for the new ones. One of the images the Dhoom actor shared reads as: “Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes cease to be legal tender. Here is what you can do.”

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While Abhishek’s other post informs about the exchange, deposit, withdrawal, shopping and payments procedures with the old as well as new notes.

Check Abhishek Bachchan’s posts informing what to do with older Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes, and how to get the new ones:

Well, all this will certainly be of help to many who are in state of panic post this brave yet startling step by the Government of India.

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