Indians protest in New Delhi following the decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to withdraw from circulation all Rs500 rupee and Rs1,000 notes. Photo: AFP

Modi’s cashless payment dream: Meet the people paying for it

In a country where 70 per cent of people live in villages and less than one in five own smartphones, the digital economy can seem a strange priority

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Indians protest in New Delhi following the decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to withdraw from circulation all Rs500 rupee and Rs1,000 notes. Photo: AFP
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