Supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi hold up new currency notes to support his ban on old high-denomination bills, in November 2016. Photo: EPA

Indian leaders promise free money in hunt for votes: but who will foot the bill?

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the leader of the opposition, Rahul Gandhi, have both made financial promises to the country’s most impoverished people
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Supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi hold up new currency notes to support his ban on old high-denomination bills, in November 2016. Photo: EPA
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