Recently the news was spreading that the Government is going to take a move to seal bank lockers, impound Diamonds, and Jewellery. Responding to this, Finance Ministry on Friday clarified that there would be no move to seal bank lockers, Diamonds and Jewellery of account holders and all these are baseless rumors.
Finance Ministry officials also confirmed that the ink of the new Rs 2000 notes has been bleeding in some cases. The Central Finance Ministry tweeted on their official Twitter page regarding this. They posted, “Myth: Next move is to seal bank lockers and confiscate gold, diamonds, and Jewellery. Reality: This is baseless. There is no application to seal bank lockers and seize the Jewellery.”
The ministry also revealed exciting news about newly released Rs 2000 note. They posted that, “Rs 2000 note has a unique feature which called as intaglio. If you rub the note with a cloth, a turbo-electric field is generated due to note’s ink gets transferred on the cloth. If you feel that effect, surely it is a genuine one.”
The Central Finance Ministry did seven tweets in Hindi in “Myth and reality” format.
Finance Ministry Tweets
— पीआईबी हिंदी (@pibhindi) November 18, 2016
The #FinanceMinistry denied the rumors that the Government’s’ ban move was only for an improving exercise and that people would be able to find other ways to keep their black money.
“The implementation agencies are keeping a watch. Necessary changes have been made in Benami Transactions Act and in agreement of sharing information for reducing black money.” Finance Ministry added.