In the following job ad in India, what does the L mean at the end of the number?

Expert level Data Engineer Bengaluru ₹15L – ₹20L

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It means lakh, a multiplier of 100,000. So these numbers are equivalent to 1.5-2 million Indian Rupees.

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    And at the current exchange rate, this is somewhere in the range of $18,000 to $24,000. Mar 11, 2023 at 0:07

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