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 suki/mohar/rupiya importance on early 90’s
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Posted on 11-07-11 2:45 PM     Reply [Subscribe]
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Do you guys remember any stuffs that you could buy with suki/mohar/rupiya?


Here are some of my lists that we could buy with suki/mohar/rupiya:

·         Suka ( NRS 0.25): 1 orange ball, piap gedi, normal cheapest street ice cream ( with the stick) normal, 1 open layer titaura/mada...

·         MOhar (NRS: 0.50) : 1 yoyo, 1 mango tart , 1 lacto, salaam patti ( I don’t know what you guys call it)..

·         1 Rupiya: 4 orange balls, 2 yoyo, 2 mango tart, 2 lacto, 1 coffee toffee, 1 white rabbit, 1 milk white ice cream ( with the stick) , more salaam patti..

·         2 Rupiya: 1 aam pachan

·         5 Rupiya: 1 Mama chauchau ( with all those prepared chau-chau i.e with spicy stuffs/masala mixed together).


Note: I also remember putting 1 paisa, 5 paisa on naag puja for sticking those coins on the door or wall.

Posted on 11-08-11 6:25 AM     [Snapshot: 180]     Reply [Subscribe]
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Back when:

I remember purchasing 5 square lopsi ko titaura for 5 paisa.  Lamo titaura was 5 paisa each.  Pustakari and coconut candy used to cost 10 paisa.  This was probably around '81 or '82.  


Just got back from Nepal.  Anything less than Rs.5 is rarely used.  Shopkeepers hand out candy in place of returning Rs.1 or Rs.2 change.   I don't think paisa, sukka, mohar exist anymore.

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Yeah...we used to get tarkari chiura for 2 rupees for lunch....
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Woah!! that was way too cheap eventhough we compare the GDP per capita of now and then years.
Like you mentioned, one thing that I dont like is the way shopkeeper hands out candy/other goods instead of returning the exact change.


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