One week on: 25 deaths, chaos, never-ending bank queues and frustrated customers


Chaotic scenes and seemingly never-ending queues could still be seen outside banks and ATMs as people hustled to get valid currency notes for meeting their daily expenses after the Centre last week demonetised the old higher value bills.

Demonetisation Cash strapped people continue to wait in lines

Cash-strapped people were seen waiting in frustration as most of the cash dispensing machines ran out of cash within hours after being stocked.

In Delhi, people in large numbers started queueing up outside ATMs and banks from early morning but with limited success as many cash vending machines were running dry. Police also had to threaten an unruly crowd outside RBI with lathis.

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