The scrapped forex within the denomination of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 was deposited by lakhs of devotees within the hundi or the providing field.
It was deposited a couple of months after the centre banned the notes on November eight, 2016.
Preserving in thoughts the emotions hooked up to the money choices of devotees, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams has written letters to RBI for exchanging the forex, mentioned Extra Monetary Adviser and Chief Account Officer O Balaji of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams that administers the hill temple.
They had been awaiting a “optimistic reply,” he mentioned.
The scrapped money stockpile has been stored safely on the temple itself, he added.