The Currency that Deserves to be Demonetised

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The Currency that Deserves to be Demonetised

Illustration: Juergen Dsouza

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couple of weeks ago, back when cash was still a thing, I went to my local grocery store. I got myself a shiny half bottle of, I think, anti-hair-loss shampoo or conditioner. The bill was 160. I gave the moustachioed guy at the counter two crisp 100 notes, fresh from the ATM (better known these days as an NTM). He, in return, handed me four 10-rupee coins. On top of that, he had the balls to snigger at me. I gave him a what-the-fudge look. He gave me a shrug and an evil smile.

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