A vendor displays a sign relating to new nationwide currency regulations in Siliguri city, in the Indian state of West Bengal, on November 13. Photo: AFP

Indian PM Modi’s currency ban is a masterstroke in his drive to clean up the ‘dark’ economy

Priya Virmani says Indians will need to bear the initial pain of the 500- and 1,000-rupee notes being discontinued, in the interests of a corruption-free future for the country

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A vendor displays a sign relating to new nationwide currency regulations in Siliguri city, in the Indian state of West Bengal, on November 13. Photo: AFP
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