Explanation: Section 465 in The Indian Penal Code. Punishment for forgery.—Whoever commits forgery shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.
Whether before demonetization or after demonetization, a discussion on fake currency notes has been doing the rounds. Counterfeiting is a major problem in banknotes. To prevent counterfeiting various types of security features has been included in currency notes. These security features make currency difficult to counterfeit. Each currency has special features such as micro lettering, paper quality, intaglio printing, watermark, identification mark, security thread, latent image, optically variably ink, see through register etc.