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Pauper deposited in the bank of 100 kilograms of money

July 9 2008
06:57

Beggar Woman in the Indian city of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) deposited in the bank three buckets of coins that had accumulated over the years, when begged alms in the city streets. Branch employees Central Bank of India believe that the counting of 100 kg of coins they will need at least three days. In the buckets, they found and old coins in 1961, and new pyatirupievye coin. According to conservative estimates, the cumulative 60-year old beggar amount is 20-30 thousand rupees. "It takes a very long time. Some of the coins over the years came out of the items, but we must accept them in accordance with the directive of the Reserve Bank of India," - said Singh, a bank employee.

Elderly cripple Lakshmi, named after the goddess of wealth, lives up to its name by adding of saved coins in a bucket, which she did not admit even his sister. "I thought I was going to buy these coins on food and clothing, when I become too old to beg," - said the woman, who personally oversees the counting of coins in the bank.

The idea of surrender "treasures" in the bank belongs to the local police, which caused Lakshmi after the attempt of local young people to steal her dogs. The boys stumbled upon a hidden under a pile of rags bucket accident during a game of cricket, according to RIA Novosti.

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