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How has demonetisation affected India's rural poor? part 2

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In Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
In Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India AFP/Sanjay Kanojia

Demonetisation was supposed to be a historic and game-changing move by India's Prime Minister Narendera Modi when it was introduced late last year. One of the benefits was supposed to be the cleaning-up of political and election finance. In the second of a two-part report, correspondent Murali Krishnan reports from Uttar Pradesh state during election season.