Hundi (cash collection box)

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A hundi is a collection box used in Indian temples to collect cash offerings from devotees.[1] During the 2016 demonetisation of Indian Currency, there were concerns that the discontinued Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes could be hidden in hundis, where monitoring isn't as stringent.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Defunct notes worth Rs. 44 lakh found in temple hundi". thehindu.com. 2016-12-02. Retrieved 2016-12-22.
  2. ^ "Black money in scrapped currency could be heading to religious places". hindustantimes.com. 2016-11-14. Retrieved 2016-12-22.