Wednesday, January 23, 2008

The zero rupee note - great for bribes, hookers and taxes

via India Uncut

For an anti-corruption campaign, the 5th Pillar NGO made up thousands of zero rupee bills to give officials when they ask for a bribe. I haven't been in that situation much yet. Wearing ripped pants, dusty boots and a menacing look (OK, might be more of a shit eating grin) usually keeps away people looking for money.




Nadia Chaudhury said...

hahahaha that is awesome.

Goody said...

Wouldn't the fact that you can pass this bill to an official in place of a bribe make it of equal value to that of the bribe, thus replacing the value "0" with "X," where "X" is equal to the monetary value of said bribe and inherently giving this bill a value other than it's intended null value?