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What good is Re.1? Well, let’s find out!

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We all have those little joys we remember as kids, from sweets to stationery, all for the price of a single rupee. Here are some of the most memorable items that came at the meager price of Re.1.

1. They were lifesavers, especially before our exams.
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pen

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2. For all those who had to make some quick ‘corrections’ before the test ended.
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Eraser-For-Really

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3. What made toffee even sweeter was the price tag of Re.1.
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Toffee

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4. Before the internet age, we had SMS, which made communication between two people simple for the price of Re.1.
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SMS

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5. Perhaps the most useful item to have during a power cut.
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candle

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6. For split pants and broken buttons, this was an effective temporary fix.
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pin

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7. The most yummy treats on a hot day cost just Re. 1, which made it even sweeter.
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pop

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8. For the slackers, their local Xerox shop was the most common visit before any exam.
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photocopy

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9. After a meal, jeera goli was perhaps the best way to sweeten your palate.
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Goli

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10. A handwritten letter is always appreciated, that’s why a postcard is still the same price.
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postcard

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11. It was nice to know that all our friends and family were just a rupee away.
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PCO

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12. Always helpful when we needed to get rid of undesirable smells or lighting up birthday candles on a cake.
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Matchbox

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13. These Re.1 Ketchup packets made everything taste better. Everything!
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Ketchup

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14. The simple pleasures in life barely cost anything, just like these Re.1 Kites.
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Kite

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15. The cheap gum brands were great for those of us who didn’t want to eat but just munch something while we played sports.
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Gum

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16. For those of us reaching maturity, these were common for a many of us.
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razor

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17. Never underestimate the power of the Indian Rupee.
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currency

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18. Always the preferred choice when pouring drinks, plastic cups were the most basic necessity for parties.
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cups

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19. Be honest, we’ve all used these at least once, thank goodness a quick relief break still costs Re. 1.
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Loo

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20. Now exchange steel for paper, without losing any of the value!
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Re.1

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For all the folks out there who know the importance of Re.1, check out our Rs.199 Dhamaka Pack here.

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3 thoughts on “What good is Re.1? Well, let’s find out!”

  1. its nice after long time rembered the childhood and for 1 rs in tatasky we have zingala saturday ,where we get best offes 🙂

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