Nathuram Godse scroll
The move comes in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes and the government launching new notes in the country.
The new Rs.500 note. Twitter
However, in 2014, a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) panel has decided against the inclusion of any other national leader’s image on banknotes saying that no other personality could better represent the ethos of the country than Mahatma Gandhi.
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On the advice of the government, RBI had in October 2010 constituted a Committee for designing future currency notes.
Godse was hanged on November 15, 1949 following his conviction in the killing of Gandhi.