ATMs Going Dry In The Country Reminded Twitterati Of Demonetisation Days

6:55 pm 17 Apr, 2018


One ATM and a line of almost hundred people, well remembering the winters of 2016 is certainly not a fun affair for most of the Indians. With demonetisation, came the horror of midnight visits to ATMs just to avoid the midday crowd. On top of that, facing the pangs of despair with empty ATMs all around was another story.




With news of ‘dry’ ATMs from all across the country, Indians are harboring the fear and remembering the painful days when India took its first step towards “cashless” economy. News of nonfunctional or dry ATMs from around the country is making life harder for the public. There is huge cash crunch all around the country.


Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressed the issue by saying that it’s a ‘temporary’ issue caused by ‘sudden and unusual increase’ of cash withdrawal in some of the areas.



Following the tweet, Tweeple couldn’t keep their cool anymore. Many started tweeting on this issue and pointing the uncanny similarity of the situation with demonetisation, even if in lesser intensity. Some even indulged in chuckle-worthy jokes. Here are the tweets:









Seizing the opportunity, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took a dig at the ruling party with this tweet.



Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi soon followed her by sharing a post in a poem form. It says:



Sitaram Yechury, CPI(M) leader was also not far behind in joining the others. He too shared a series of tweets:






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