The Prime Minister on Tuesday announced that existing Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes will no longer be legal currency after December 30. 

Soon afterward, images emerged of what the new Rs 500 and Rs 2000 notes that will be issued by central bank Reserve Bank of India will look like: 

Among the new features the Rs 2000 note has are: 

Among the new features on the new Rs 500 note are:

The RBI also released these images of the new notes and the new features: 

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