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News 360: Bank note goof-up; currency printed using defective security thread

Feb 19, 2015 09:52 PM IST India India

In a major security breach that could embarrass the previous Congress-United Progressive Alliance government, an internal enquiry report has revealed that certain security features were allegedly compromised during the printing of Indian currency, and the lapses were kept under wraps by senior officials working under Ministry of Finance. The incident took place in 2012 under the then UPA government.