Data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reveal that in terms of value, ₹2,000 banknotes comprised 56% of all fake currency seized across India since demonetisation.
Gujarat topped the list of the states where most ₹2,000 fake notes were confiscated from November 2016 until December 2018. The total value of fake ₹2,000 notes seized in Gujarat stood at ₹6.93 crore.
West Bengal was in the second spot, with fake notes worth ₹3.50 crore seized. Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi were others in the top five list.