Flood water damages lakhs of currency notes kept in bank in Aska
Ganjam: Currency notes amounting to lakhs got wet after flood water entered the main branch of the State Bank of India (SBI) at Aska in Ganjam district.
According to reports, the flood water following the incessant rain triggered by cyclonic storm Titli entered the locker inside the strong room of the bank and inundated it for two days.
When the water receded after two days, officials of the bank were seen drying the notes under the sun in the building’s terrace.
The exact amount of the currency notes that got wet in the flood is yet to be established. On the other hand, bank authorities are yet to comment on the matter.