Two banks had to abruptly stop their operations on Tuesday after customers irked by the non-availability of currencies forced the banks to close down its shutters. 

 


Villangad Gramin Bank and Syndicate Bank at Perambra in Kozhikode witnessed unruly scenes when customers launched protest after the banks informed them that they could not exchange notes or withdraw money.

 


People who had queued up before the bank alleged that in spite of visiting the place several times they were unable to get money and the banks were disbursing cash to only people known to them.

 


Finally, the banks were able resume function after police pacified the angry people.