Cash crisis for India’s migrant workers

There is growing discontent in India after a shock decision by the government to scrap high-value banknotes, despite most transactions in the country being conducted using cash.

The move was aimed at cracking down on corruption and tax-evaders but it has ended up hurting those who are entirely dependent on cash.

One group very badly hit is India’s migrant workers, as Sanjoy Majumder reports.

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