A man from Assam made headlines after buying himself a bicycle. Suranjan Roy, a resident of Karimganj’s Ramkrishna Nagar and a small business owner, went to a showroom in the district and bought a bike for which he paid Rs 50,000 from the coins he had saved for the past few years. ANI.
Roy went to a TVS showroom near his area and expressed his desire to buy a bike after which the sales managers at the showroom showed him the Apache 160 4V and explained its feature to him. Roy decided to buy his dream bike but made an offer to pay for it in coins, much to the astonishment of the entire staff.
“After seeing the bicycle, the man told us that he had R50,000 in coins and wanted to buy it. [the two-wheeler] in finance by depositing money as down payment, said Barnali Paul, an employee of the company, told ANI.
Suranjan Roy, a resident of Assam’s Karimganj bought his dream bike with a pocket full of coins
“He had Rs 50,000 in coins and wanted to buy a bike with the money by putting money as a down payment. We stopped the bike,” said Barnali Paul, showroom staff pic.twitter.com/yYUiHstGSa
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He also said that at first all the employees of the showroom were shocked to hear the request but they agreed after discussing with the owner and took the bike to the man.
This is not the first such incident. A man from Uttarakhand’s Rudrapur had paid Rs 50,000 to buy a TVS Jupiter scooty from a local TVS dealer last month.
The standard variant of the scooty with metal wheels and drum brakes costs Rs 85,000 on-road in Rudrapur. The details of how the man made all his payments were not known.
Earlier in March 2022, 29-year-old V Boopathi from Tamil Nadu also paid 2.6 lakh in Rs 1 cash for a Bajaj Dominar 400. Around 10 hours were required to calculate the payment made in the man’s cash.