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Authored by KartikMistry on Fri, Dec 7, 5:40 AM.
<section id="cxTargetSection3" data-mw-cx-source="undefined"><p id="mwHA"><span data-segmentid="186" class="cx-segment">In 2010, a <a href="./Indian_rupee_sign" rel="mw:WikiLink" data-linkid="187" class="cx-link" id="mwHQ" title="Indian rupee sign">new rupee symbol</a> '<span about="#mwt12" data-mw="{&quot;parts&quot;:[{&quot;template&quot;:{&quot;target&quot;:{&quot;wt&quot;:&quot;INR&quot;,&quot;href&quot;:&quot;./Template:INR&quot;},&quot;params&quot;:{},&quot;i&quot;:0}}]}" id="mwHg" style="white-space: nowrap" typeof="mw:Transclusion" data-ve-no-generated-contents="true">₹</span>', was officially adopted. </span><span data-segmentid="188" class="cx-segment">It was derived from the combination of the <a href="./Devanagari" rel="mw:WikiLink" data-linkid="189" class="cx-link" id="mwHw" title="Devanagari">Devanagari</a> consonant "<a href="./र" rel="mw:WikiLink" data-linkid="190" class="mw-redirect cx-link" id="mwIA" title="र">र</a>" (<i id="mwIQ">ra</i>) and the <a href="./Latin_alphabet" rel="mw:WikiLink" data-linkid="191" class="cx-link" id="mwIg" title="Latin alphabet">Latin</a> capital letter "R" without its vertical bar (similar to the <a href="./R_rotunda" rel="mw:WikiLink" data-linkid="192" class="cx-link" id="mwIw" title="R rotunda">R rotunda</a>). </span><span data-segmentid="193" class="cx-segment">The parallel lines at the top (with white space between them) are said to make an allusion to the tricolour <a href="./Flag_of_India" rel="mw:WikiLink" data-linkid="194" class="cx-link" id="mwJA" title="Flag of India">Indian flag</a>,<sup typeof="mw:Extension/ref" data-mw="{&quot;name&quot;:&quot;ref&quot;,&quot;attrs&quot;:{},&quot;body&quot;:{&quot;id&quot;:&quot;mw-reference-text-cite_note-6&quot;,&quot;html&quot;:&quot;<cite about=\&quot;#mwt13\&quot; class=\&quot;citation web\&quot; data-mw=\&quot;{&amp;quot;parts&amp;quot;:[{&amp;quot;template&amp;quot;:{&amp;quot;target&amp;quot;:{&amp;quot;wt&amp;quot;:&amp;quot;cite web&amp;quot;,&amp;quot;href&amp;quot;:&amp;quot;./Template:Cite_web&amp;quot;},&amp;quot;params&amp;quot;:{&amp;quot;url&amp;quot;:{&amp;quot;wt&amp;quot;:&amp;quot;http://www.theworldreporter.com/2010/07/indian-rupee-joins-elite-currency-club.html&amp;quot;},&amp;quot;title&amp;quot;:{&amp;quot;wt&amp;quot;:&amp;quot;Indian Rupee Joins Elite Currency Club&amp;quot;},&amp;quot;publisher&amp;quot;:{&amp;quot;wt&amp;quot;:&amp;quot;Theworldreporter.com&amp;quot;},&amp;quot;date&amp;quot;:{&amp;quot;wt&amp;quot;:&amp;quot;17 July 2010&amp;quot;}},&amp;quot;i&amp;quot;:0}}]}\&quot; id=\&quot;mwBzk\&quot; typeof=\&quot;mw:Transclusion\&quot; data-ve-no-generated-contents=\&quot;true\&quot;><a class=\&quot;external text\&quot; href=\&quot;http://www.theworldreporter.com/2010/07/indian-rupee-joins-elite-currency-club.html\&quot; id=\&quot;mwBzo\&quot; rel=\&quot;mw:ExtLink\&quot;>\&quot;Indian Rupee Joins Elite Currency Club\&quot;</a>. Theworldreporter.com. 17 July 2010.</cite><link about=\&quot;#mwt13\&quot; data-mw=\&quot;{&amp;quot;name&amp;quot;:&amp;quot;templatestyles&amp;quot;,&amp;quot;attrs&amp;quot;:{&amp;quot;src&amp;quot;:&amp;quot;Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css&amp;quot;},&amp;quot;body&amp;quot;:{&amp;quot;extsrc&amp;quot;:&amp;quot;&amp;quot;}}\&quot; href=\&quot;mw-data:TemplateStyles:r861714446\&quot; id=\&quot;mwBzw\&quot; rel=\&quot;mw-deduplicated-inline-style\&quot; typeof=\&quot;mw:Extension/templatestyles\&quot; data-ve-ignore=\&quot;true\&quot;>&quot;}}" class="mw-ref" about="#mwt497" id="cite_ref-6" rel="dc:references"><a href="./Indian_rupee#cite_note-6" style="counter-reset: mw-Ref 1;"><span class="mw-reflink-text">[1]</span></a></sup> and also depict an equality sign that symbolises the nation's desire to reduce <a href="./Economic_inequality" rel="mw:WikiLink" data-linkid="195" class="cx-link" id="mwJQ" title="Economic inequality">economic disparity</a>. </span><span data-segmentid="196" class="cx-segment">The first series of coins with the new rupee symbol started in circulation on 8 July 2011.</span></p>
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