It is an old tradition in India that shopkeepers dislike slightly torn notes enough to refuse them.
Post de-monitization I am just not playing this lunatic game anymore.
We have no cash to the point of extreme discomfort right now. Foreigners pay up to six hundred rupees per transaction and we live in a second tier city that still only has empty ATM’s and/or dense long queues.
The smiling handsome rickshaw driver was not going to win me over tonight.
Money is money damn it.