Being tricked by fake currency is not new and, sometimes we are amazed to see the perfect detailing that tricksters achieve while pulling off such a stunt.
Yes, one such currency note has been round the rounds on social media platforms has left everyone in splits. Not because they are amazed by the finesse of the con artist in imprinting a fake note but the humour attached to it.
The botched Rs100 note reads, “Children Bank of India” instead of Reserve Bank of India. And it really doesn’t claim it is a currency note, it clearly says, “100 coupon” in Hindi. Whoever is behind the design was extremely serious in his or her prank. With utter dedication, the prankster has also altered the oath usually written on currency notes that promises to pay the bearer the sum assured. The fake note reads. “I promise to play with the coupon hundred”. And if that was not enough, the note doesn’t have signature of the governor of the RBI, but Santa Claus as the governor. Yes, well executed plan indeed.
The note clearly adopted every aspect a real note accordingly to suit to the promise by the Children Bank of India! And no kidding, a special logo featuring three little heads of children also adorns the note. The image of Mahatma Gandhi and his name have been kept intact along with 100 written on the note as per the genuine notes, so that the discrepancies aren’t immediately noticeable.
A small screen actor of Zindagi’s new show ‘Khwaabon Ki Zamin Par’, which was launched by the channel after it decided to ban Pakistani serials, shared the image of the note. Megha Chakraborty, who plays the female lead in the serial posted the picture on her Facebook wall saying, “Last night at 1am I got fooled by a autowala in Mumbai. sala kamina…. ‘children bank of India’ SERIOUSLY.”
The note has been shared over 1500 times already in less than 24 hours and the people just can’t stop laughing.