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Video by Aabha Joshi, Neethu Saji and Kritika

Women, in both rural and urban India are the most affected by this ‘masterstroke’ of Mr. Modi. More than 80% of women still remain outside the banking system in the new digital India yet many of them manage to save some cash for the day to day requirements of their households. It is a tragedy that this money, saved by the women, have become the target of demonetization.

This Episode is about the Koli fisherwomen of Mumbai who are bearing the brunt of this sudden demonetization. They are highly disillusioned by the government who comes begging to them for votes, but ends up protecting the rich. But when the poor needs the government, why don’t they listen?

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  2. K SHESHU BABU says:

    Fisher women go for work early in the day and return only when their work is completed. Now, they are forced to stand in line for hours together not just once, but two to three days. Even then, they are unable to find exchange notes for their daily chores. They are the most affected by demonetization.