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Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes discontinued: Celebreties, sportsmen hail Modi govt's 'brave' currency overhaul

Celebrities And Noted Sportsmen Hailed Modi Government's Decision To Discontinue The Old Bank Notes Of Rs 500 And Rs 1,000 On Twitter.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 09 Nov 2016, 12:06:45 PM
A woman counts hundred rupee notes taken out from an ATM in Delhi. (Getty Images)

New Delhi:

Celebrities and sports personalities took to Twitter on Wednesday to express their views over the government's major currency overhaul announce on Tuesday that makes old bank notes of Rs 500 and 1,000 illegal.

The unprecedented move aimed to fight the menace of black money, organised crime, terror funding, counterfeit currency and corruption in public was widely hailed by the likes of actor Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Rajinikanth, Paresh Rawal, singer Abhijeet and cricketers Virender Sehwag and Anil Kumble.

Here are some of the reactions:

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First Published : 09 Nov 2016, 11:24:00 AM