Demonetisation effect: Bengaluru man exposes ‘hotel’s trick to adjust sales book’

A popular Bengaluru hotel's clever move to cheat the system was caught red handed!

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 18, 2016 1:10 pm
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to demonetise high value currency notes and curb black money hoarding and corruption has left people across the country in utter chaos and confusion. While on one side, there are people standing in long queues outside ATMs and banks,there are others who are trying to figure a way out of this sudden jolt, by some way or the other.

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In this case, a Bengaluru man claims he caught a hotel apparently trying to convert black money into white in a really clever way. Midhun Noble took to Facebook to call out the hotel, where he had gone to pick up food for his office. While most shopkeepers and trade dealers are insisting that any form of transactions be made either through online payments or the new currency, Hotel Adigas in Bengaluru’s Church Street instead were adamant that Noble pays them in cash. To his shock, the hotel handed out the bill with past date.

They were apparently trying to push up the sales in previous months and then remit the money as sales done way before the PM’s announcement.

Posting a photo of the receipt he was given, this is what Noble wrote on Facebook.

“Yesterday I went to #Adigas hotel in church street to order food for my office. To my surprise they refused to accept cards and insisted on paying by cash. After receiving the bill and checking the date on the bill it is given as 01/09/2016. What an intelligent way to adjust your books and convert black money to white by pushing up the sales in previous months and remitting the amount as sales done in previous months. Most of us don’t even read our bills, so next time please ensure you spend a 20 seconds on the bill details and insist on bills after every purchase. It’s a shame such iconic names like Adigas is doing this. Let’s contribute to our PM’s efforts.”

This is his Facebook post.

The prime minister’s demonetisation move has left a lot of people stranded, with many not having cash to pay hospital bills or even buy the basic necessities.

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First Published on: November 18, 2016 10:58 am
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    ID
    Nov 18, 2016 at 10:42 am
    The current month is November(11).So even If it MM,DD,YY how come its 1 and not 11.
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      BIiju Thomas
      Nov 18, 2016 at 11:05 pm
      Response From Vasudev Adigas lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;We would like to state that each and every s and all other transactions across our units are getting recorded and accounted properlylt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;On the two bills to clarify the issue, the two bills got raised on Nov 9th ( 11/09/2016) and Nov 13th of 2016( 11/13/2016 ) and the same was read as 1/9 and 1/13 since the first digit '1' was not very visible. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;We would like ert that there has been no mischief or tax avoidance. If the customer had raised his concern with us, we would have been able to investigate the matter and check his suions. Unfortunately he has chosen to conclude that Vasudev Adigas is complicit and we regret the media has chosen to amplify this unfounded allegation.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;We kindly request to please state the above along with our response and the details attached on both the online and print edition of " The Indian Express" lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;This was sent as email to Indian Express Editor yesterday itself
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        NArayan
        Nov 18, 2016 at 8:09 am
        good job Midhun....hope authorities take note of this...
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          NArayan
          Nov 18, 2016 at 8:09 am
          good job Midhun....hope authorities take note of this...
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            Girish P
            Nov 18, 2016 at 5:43 pm
            Dear,lt;br/gt;The news is not properly written the bill shows vasudev adigas M G Road lt;br/gt;But news written here says church street,lt;br/gt;Interestingly there is no vasudev adigas branch in church streetlt;br/gt;Bcoz I daily have food in M G Road branch
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              Avinash singh
              Nov 19, 2016 at 8:27 pm
              This hotel is the WORST RAT IN BANGALORE...and now they cheat their customers and the country...uselesss place.no wonder their business has been doin rubbish nowadays ..iv already told all my friends and family to never visit such desh drohi placelt;br/gt;Disgusting
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                MKS dri
                Nov 18, 2016 at 2:22 pm
                This only shows how clever and cunning most of our fellow citizens are!!!
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                  prathik bhat
                  Nov 18, 2016 at 12:00 pm
                  Please verify before publishing such article! Apart from below comments, coffee also changed to tea. Someone is just trying to manite here is Midhun and not other way wrong.
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                    sanDstone
                    Nov 18, 2016 at 6:33 am
                    Fake article! lt;br/gt;Innocent error, machine working in MM, DD, YY mode.lt;br/gt;Not DdD, MM, YY
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