About a week later, someone ("B") in the village told this A that he (B) had been to the same bank & saw
The worried A immediately rushed to bank. By the time he reached, it was late evening & bank was closed. He parked himself
As soon as the bank opened & the manager arrived next morning, he barged in and demanded to know if the amount that he had deposited had actually been loaned by the bank to others. The perplexed manager tried his best to explain how taking
This further convinced the guy that his money is at great risk. So he said he doesn't want to keep his money there any longer and
This further infuriated the guy. He said, I knew it, you have given out
Thirty years ago, 10 lacs was a big amount & bank branches didn't usually keep so much cash. So the manager
This was the last straw on the camel's back. The person started shouting, created a huge scene, & just wouldn't leave without the cash.
The manager then contacted other banks in the town to arrange cash.
By late evening, they could finally manage to collect cash. The manager then placed the entire 10 lacs cash before him & asked him
"I can trust you now. So pls keep this money with you only".
A bank's ability to repay depositors on demand is the key to retain people's trust.