New Delhi: On Tuesday night, post 8 pm, PM Modi sent the nation into a tizzy as he made a major announcement that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 will not be recognised as legal tender from midnight.
“Currency notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 will be just paper with no value,” Modi said.
As soon the news came into light, citizens took to WhatsApp and Twitter to share the unexpected development.
Here’s a look at some of the best jokes:
— Kamlesh Sharma (@krazzykam) November 8, 2016
Modi played the TRUMP card ?
An poori india ?? Hillary hai ?@narendramodi
— Raj Only (@raj_speak) November 8, 2016
Achha chalta hoon, duaaon mein yaad rakhna. pic.twitter.com/dyYLCAVy2i
— Aisi Taisi Democracy (@AisiTaisiDemo) November 8, 2016
2 min silence for those who opted for COD and will be recieving their ordered goods tomorrow. #BlackMoney
— Varsha Singh (@varshasinghmcx) November 8, 2016
News:"Rs 500 and Rs 1000 are invalid from midnight onwards."
*Worriedly checked the wallet*
Found total Rs.127 in Chillars
— Sir Rohit Sharma (@imWrong45) November 8, 2016
— Tinu Cherian Abraham (@tinucherian) November 8, 2016
The volume of jokes generated within just 1 hour of PM's announcement shows that unemployment is a much bigger problem than #BlackMoney ?
— Ajoy Kishore (@ahhajoy) November 8, 2016
*touches relatives' feet and they give 500 rs as a gift*
"Nahi nahi aunty that is too much! You can give me just 100 rupees."
— Sapan Verma (@sapanv) November 8, 2016
Abhi dus minute pehle ATM se nikaala ab iska kya main achaar daaloon pic.twitter.com/80khYd1R3Z
— Akshar (@AksharPathak) November 8, 2016