No change of Gandhi’s photo on currency notes:RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) dismissed reports that Mahatma Gandhi’s picture on currency notes is being replaced and clarified that there is no such proposal.

Certain sections of media reported that the RBI is making arrangements to change the existing currency notes by replacing Mahatma Gandhi photo with that of others like Rabindranath Tagore, Abdul Kalam. These reports even stated that plans and designs regarding this were also completed.

Refuting all the reports, the RBI in a statement on Monday stated that there are no such plans to replace Mahatma Gandhi’s photo on currency notes.