Mangaluru, Nov 10, 2016: There was no rush in banks on Thursday November 10, as expected to withdraw money.
Heavy rush was predicted at banks on Thursday as they were closed throughout the nation on Wednesday. It was a day like any other day in banks in city.
People were also anxious to see new notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2000 on Thursday. But only the people who went early did get new notes as there was a shortage of supply.
Though some banks the presence of many people, it is common for those banks in city to witness such crowd. Other banks in city saw very few people.
It is also possible that anticipating the rush, people must have decided to visit the banks later.
It is said that a truck had arrived from Chennai on Wednesday with new notes and they were distributed to all banks. It is not clear whether more money has come to city or will come later. No one in the banks knows these things.
Heavy security has been arranged in and around the banks. More police are seen on the roads also but with a different purpose of maintain peace during Tipu Jayanti celebrations.
As per latest information, more rush was seen during noon.