When the country is struggling to cope up with dearth of liquid money, a tea stall owner has used this opportunity to go digital. At a time when people are left in the lurch with out cash, this small tea vendor’s decision to accept online payment has come as a boon for the people in RK Puram area of New Delhi.
Monu, the tea vendor, told ANI that he will accept online payment even for Rs 7. He also said he decided to go for such a move to help common men and to show his support to the Centre's decision of demonetisation.
According to the sources, Monu has been receiving a tremendous response as people rushing to his shop to have a tea. Shashank, a customer said that it was a great gesture by the tea stall owner and lauded him for his timely move.
Monu has also become a sensation on social media since his photo started being circulated with the caption “chaiwallah with online payment."
Some Twitterati opined that this is what the country expects from the vendors and shopkeepers and it marked the success of demonetisation.
Many have also retweeted the news relating him with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi who claimed to have worked as a Chaiwallah in childhood.