Mukesh Sharma
Kalimpong, 9 November:

As a result of the sudden decision of the central government to scrap all 500 and 1000 rupee notes with effect from today people including commuters, drivers and tourists faced inconvenience in Kalimpong. After the declaration, the people, especially tourists are in a dilemma. Speaking to the media, a married couple from Kolkata complained,“We are unable to shop because nobody is willing to accept 500, 1000 rupee denominations.”

After prime minister Narendra Modi’s declaration on Tuesday at 8 p.m, their were long queues in all E corners of SBI.The markets saw a deserted look despite being a Wednesday,which is market day in Kalimpong.

Mr Mina Lepcha, a resident of Todey near Indo Bhutan border said that she is facing a massive problems as no shops were accepting 500 and 1000 rupee notes.People were seen asking for change for the high denomination notes in different shops.Residents are also facing problems in paying the electricity bills as the authorities are refusing to accept the scrapped notes.The locals have by nad large accepted the prime minister’s decision maintaining that the decision is indeed an attempt to curb the menace
of black money

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