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After exchanging old notes at a bank counter your finger will be marked with indelible ink
To reduce crowd at banks, the government has announced that those who exchange cash would receive an indelible ink mark on their finger, to prevent repeated conversions.

The move was announced by Economic Affairs Secretary, Shaktikanta Das today, and it is expected that this move will reduce large crowd at bank branches, that have led to hours-long waits for cash.

During a media conference Das said, "The reason for long queues at banks and ATMs is that the same people keep coming again and again at different places. We have received reports that many people are trying to convert black money into white and they have organised groups of people and are sending them to exchange money," reported ToI.

He also told that the implementation of the move will start from today in major cities. He requested the public not to panic and not to believe social media messages on the demonetization drive, saying many wrong messages are doing the rounds.

"The situation is improving day by day. We are sure it will ease out in the coming days. There is no reason to panic. There is enough stock of notes available in the system. Government is constantly monitoring the situation.....There are a lot of stories on social media, like reports of certain institutions going on strike. On zooming into the picture, it was found to be from 2015. There is no such thing (strikes), please don't believe it" Das said.

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