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₹2,000 fake notes comprise 56% of all fake currency seized

Jan 29, 2020 19:42 IST

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.

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