The central government will soon issue a coin of Rs 100 for the first time in the country. The Finance Ministry has issued a notification and said that the government will issue a coin of Rs 100 for the birth anniversary of the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and the superstar of South India, Dr. MG Ramachandran (MGR). Apart from this, the Reserve Bank will issue new coins of five and 10 rupees in their honor. Let me tell you that MGR is Bharat Ratna.
What is the coin worth 100 rupees?
On the coin of 100 rupees would be a picture of MG Ramachandran and below it will be written ‘DR M G Ramachandran Birth Centenary’. On the next part, the Ashoka pillar will be built on which the ‘Satyamev Jayate’ will be written below. The Ashoka pillar will be written on one side India and one side INDIA. The numbers below will be written 100. The rounding of this new coin of Rs 100 will be 44 millimeters. It will contain 50 percent silver, 40 percent copper, five to five percent nickel and zinc.
What is a special coin of 5 rupees?
The coin of five rupees will be 6 grams and the roundness will be 23 millimeters. It will be a mix of 75% copper, 20% zinc and 5% nickel. A piece of this coin will be built on the Ashoka pillar, which will be called ‘Satyamev Jayate’. This coin will be written along with Ashoka pillar in India and INDIA on the other side. In addition, the numbers below will be written 5. The photo of doctor MG Ramachandran will be made on the back of the coin and this photo will be written down 1917-2017.
Who is the doctor MG Ramachandran?
Born on January 17, 1917 in Kandy, Sri Lanka, MG Ramachandran founded the AIDMK in 1972. Ramchandran was Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu three times from 1977 to 1987. Before coming to politics, he was a big actor and film producer of South Indian films. Ramchandran also brought former chief minister Jayalalithaa into politics. In the year 1988, he was awarded posthumously Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian honor.