Ludhiana: Most of the banks were seen vacant here on Tuesday as there was no cash available at most of the banks. However, people are coming for depositing cash at banks.
With this affect, people are suffering from several problems as immediate discontinuation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has affected the people for buying basic commodities.
Only customers were seen who came to deposit cash as bankers have a lean day as compare to earlier days.
However, there is no cash available in banks as bank officials already told to people here on Monday as there will be no cash on Tuesday.
According to bank officials, cash will be available in banks hopefully by Wednesday so that people can easily withdraw or exchange their money.
People are facing many problems as they are not having the short denomination currency for buying stuff for their regular needs. However, most of the shopkeepers and offices are refusing to accept the invalid currency.
Medical shops are also not accepting Rs. 500 or Rs. 1000 currency though poor patients are unable to buy medicines due to unavailability of low denomination notes.
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