PIOs, NRIs feel heat of demonetisation; wait in RBI queues

Photo: Shanth Kumar

Photo: Shanth Kumar

NEW DELHI: After residents, NRIs and People of India Origin (PIO) are now braving long queues to exchange the old Rs 500/1000 notes at 5 designated RBI branches across the country but because of stringent conditions several of them have had to return disappointed.

Tempers ran high outside the central bank branches as people coming from long distances were denied entry by guards on the grounds that they were not carrying the requisite documents.

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