Guwahati: What unfolded in a wetland within the periphery of Guwahati on June 25 was unprecedented — a large number of people dived into the water body in a mad rush to get hold of currency notes floating in it,. Anurag Kashyap reports.
It all started in the morning hours when a group of fishermen found some currency notes in the denomination of Rs. 1,000 and Rs. 500 at Silsako beel at Sasal area, while they were out fishing there.
As soon as the news spread, a large number of people, including teenagers and even some young women jumped into the wetland to get their hands on the currency notes, if any.
In the process, a sizeable number of them emerged successful in laying their hands on currency notes of high denominations floating in the water body.