After the declaration by Indian government to ban 500 and 1000 rupees note from Tuesday midnight the people went for vacations are in delima as facing problems. A government employee Kalpana Patel on a Kerala tour said that if you have 500 note with you and then you have to spend 200 rupees from it compulsory to get the remaining 300 as change.
Kalpana Patel revealed the problems they are facing in a telephonic conversation. She said they are on tour in Kerala and after the government ban the 500 and 1000 notes they are facing problems.
She said they booked the hotel online but when they are purchasing food items and other things the shop keepers denied and forced to purchase anything in the range of 200 and then they give us 300 back. She also added that the hotel and restaurant owners asked for 50,100 notes as they don’t have any currency left of 10,50 and 100 rupees.
Kalpana Patel left for Kerala on 1st November and said that they will head back for Vadodara on Thursday and have 5000 in cash of 50 and 100 rupees notes. However the matter of worry is that they have nearly 15,000 in cash of 500 and 1000 rupees notes which was banned by the government on Tuesday midnight.
Another person Jaydeep Patel from Waghodia Road who left for vacation along with his family on Tuesday said that they came to know about the banning of 500 and 1000 rupees notes. However they said that the saving grace was that they filled 3500 rupees diesel at the start of their journey and will use the 500 and 1000 rupees wherever it is accepted.
He also added that they have only 5000 in cash with notes of 10,50 and 100 with them and with this decision of the government they might face difficulties in their tour.