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Farmer receives authentic 2000 notes without Mahatma Gandhi’s image

Sheopur: A farmer from Sheopur area of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday received a Rs 2,000 notes at State Bank of India (SBI) without the image of Mahatma Gandhi.

Laxman Meena, withdrawn Rs 6,000 from the local SBI branch Sbut was shoced when did not find the new Rs 2,000 note.

R K Jain, an SBI officer clarified that it was not fake currency as initially speculated but a misprint added that the notes have been sent for probing.

“The incident took place at Shivpuri Road branch of SBI. The notes were not counterfeit, but probably there was some printing error. They were taken back as soon as it (the error) was detected,” Sheopur district manager of SBI, Akash Shrivastav told Times of India.