When finance minister’s Rs 2000 note gets rejected
Mumbai - State finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Tuesday experienced how the ‘cashless’ Maharashtra would be in future. Mungantiwar had to face a difficult time by implementing the orders of his party chief Amit Shah who has directed the party ministers , MPs, MLAs, MLCs and public representatives to provide their bank transaction details from 8th November. The state finance minister reached the State Bank of India’s branch in the state legislature. He withdrew some money from his account but received the amount in the denomination of Rs 2000 and Rs 100. Bank officials surprised the finance minister by saying that Rs 500 notes were not available there. Thereafter, Mungantiwar reached a restaurant in the Churchgate area to have some food. The manager of this restaurant introduced him to the new economic system and did not accept the currency note of Rs 2000. Finally, the finance minister had to swipe his card to pay the bills. This was the experience which Mungantiwar gone through after praising the directions of Amit Shah. Meanwhile, he said that the information demanded by Shah has been sent to him and he did forget to tell media that he would send Shah the bank transactions of the coming month.