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Demonetisation: Queues go longer at ATMs, banks, chaos reigns

Long queues were witnessed at bank branches for the third straight day across the country.

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After Narendra Modi's decision to ban Rs 500, Rs 1000, banks and ATMs have witnessed more chaos and even longer queues as cash-starved people jostled to exchange and withdraw money, even as cash dispensing machines went dry soon after they were stocked due to heavy rush. Customers queue up at a Sate bank of India branch on Saturday to exchange Rs 500 and 1000 notes in Amritsar on Friday. (Source: PTI)

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The endless wait to get valid currency notes are taking toll on people waiting for hours in long queues as there were reports of many elderly people collapsing. People have been impatiently waiting outside ATMs to withdraw money. (Source: Express Photo)

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People started crowding at the ATMs and Banks in New Delhi before opening hours. According to bankers, the situation is unlikely to change for some more time, may be another 8-10 days. (Source: PTI)

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ATM shuts down as banks are running out of cash. Taking into consideration, problems faced by people, the government yesterday extended use of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for paying household utility bills, fuel, taxes and fees as well as purchases from co-operative stores by another 72 hours till November 14. (Source: Express Photo)

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To add to the misery still half of the ATMs are non-functional, making people agitated about the lack of infrastructure preparedness for the note exchange programme. (Source: PTI)

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Shutters close within few hours of opening as they go out of stock for new currency. There are about 2 lakh ATMs across the country and reports of chaos and scuffle at bank branches and ATMs streamed in from different parts of the country. (Source: PTI)