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Not every hero wears a cape: Samaritans help people queueing for cash at banks

A list of generous acts to help people standing in long queues outside banks and ATMs since the demonetisation in India.

india Updated: Nov 15, 2016 13:11 IST
Sahiba Chawdhary
Sahiba Chawdhary
Hindustan Times
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Long queue outside a bank at Chandni Chowk.(Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo)

Thousands of people lined up outside banks and ATMs across India after PM Narendra Modi’s announcement of scrapping Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes to drain illegal cash from the economy.

These queues were long and tiring leaving people frustrated and angry - while some decided to offer respite in their limited capacity.

Some people stepped up to help those waiting in queues with food and drinks: 

And pizzas: 

And some more pizzas:

While Axis Bank provided its waiting customers with chairs: 

Axis bank arranges chairs for its customers who lined up for exchange currency notes in Noida. (Mohd Zakir/ HT Photo)

Kudos to those who went above and beyond the call of duty: 

And the UP and Karnataka police force that took an extra step while on duty:

First Published: Nov 15, 2016 12:42 IST