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So will Kalam and Rabindranath really be seen on the notes? Know what is reality

In a statement issued by RBI, it has been said that RBI has not proposed any change in the existing currency notes.

There was a sudden news on Sunday that soon RBI is going to print the picture of APJ Abdul Kalam and Rabindra Nath Tagore on its notes, but now on Monday, RBI issued a statement denying the rumours.

Let us tell you that in a statement issued by RBI, it has been said that RBI has not proposed any change in the existing currency notes. The RBI has said in no uncertain terms that there is no plan to put a picture of Tagore or Kalam on the existing currency notes and that it will be a picture of Mahatma Gandhi.

Significantly, on Sunday, it was reported that the RBI is planning to print the picture of the 11th President of India and missile man Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and Rabindranath Tagore on its notes. The plan has been sent to Dilip T Shahani, Professor Emeritus of IIT-Delhi. by RBI and Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India (SPMCIL) under Ministry of Finance. Professor Shahani has been asked by the government to choose from the two sets and keep it for final consideration. Professor Shahani, who is investigating the watermark, specializes in electromagnetic instrumentation. The Modi government had awarded him the Padma Shri in January this year.

There are many countries in the world where different types of photos are used on notes. For example, US dollar notes feature photographs of some 19th-century presidents, including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Alexander Hamilton, and Abraham Lincoln.

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Shivam Bangwal

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