Rs 500 & 1000 Stands Abolished From Midnight, Says PM Modi


New Delhi: Taking the nation by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced demonetisation of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes with effect from midnight, making these notes invalid in a major assault on black money, fake currency and corruption.

In his first televised address to the nation, Modi said people holding notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 can deposit the same in their bank and post office accounts from November 10 till December 30.

New Rs 500 & Rs 1000 notes:

500-note 2000