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In cartoons: How an exasperated India is coping with demonetisation

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It’s been over 12 days since the Narendra Modi-led government announced its plan to curb the circulation of high-value notes as part of its campaign against unaccounted wealth and counterfeit currency.

Baffled citizens, rendered cash-less overnight and forming serpentine queues at banks and ATMs ever since, have reacted in multiple ways to the unprecedented move. And who better to capture the entire gamut of such reactions than India’s top cartoonists? With their wit and bold strokes, they have brought out the funny side of the phenomenon that is sweeping through India.

Here is a collection curated by Quartz:

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