This image of Nand Lal, crying after losing his spot in a bank queue, became emblematic of the havoc caused by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s note ban. Photo: Twitter

Withdrawal symptoms: cash is still king in India, Modi not so much

Indian prime minister had promised to rescue the economy, now the economy needs to rescue him

Topic |   Narendra Modi

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This image of Nand Lal, crying after losing his spot in a bank queue, became emblematic of the havoc caused by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s note ban. Photo: Twitter
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Debasish Roy Chowdhury

Debasish Roy Chowdhury

Debasish is a Jefferson Fellow and winner of multiple Hong Kong News and SOPA awards. He has worked and lived in Calcutta, São Paulo, Hua Hin, Bangkok, Beijing, and Hong Kong.