Demonetisation and terror financing

The ‘Demonetisation’ scheme announced by Prime Minister Narender Modi in November 2016 was aimed, among other things, to hit out at terrorist funding. As we reach the six month threshold, Akanksha Narain analyses whether the decision to replace the existing 500 and 1,000 rupee notes from circulation has impacted terrorism funding and is it enough to have a long-term impact on terror funding and militant activities, especially in a scenario where terrorist encounters are a frequent occurrence even today.


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