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Frustration mounts in India over cash crisis

Last month, the Indian government announced drastic measures to tackle corruption and the parallel economy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to remove 86% of the country's cash from circulation in a bid to digitize the cash economy. However the bold move has provoked a frenzy, as 300 million Indians do not have a bank account and are struggling to cope. Our correspondents went to meet some of them.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Elom Marcel Toble

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