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Demonetisation and industrial woes

December 15, 2016 11:07 am | Updated November 28, 2021 08:40 pm IST

GRINDING DOWN: Cash shortage post-demonetisation hampered newwork, buying and production. File photo

GRINDING DOWN: Cash shortage post-demonetisation hampered newwork, buying and production. File photo

Diamond polishers of Surat, zardozi craftsmen of Lucknow, jute workers of Kolkata, or garment employees of Tirupur, they may be engaged in different profession, but they all have one issue in common — salary dues.

Behind the harrowing tales of these workers, there are stories from India's micro, small and medium industries that largely depend on cash economy. And then there are numerous unorganised sectors, which thrive only on cash.

Here is a selection of stories from various parts of the country, which tell the impact of demonetisation on industries.

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