India raises withdrawal limit as rupee anger mounts

  |   India News

Customers can now withdraw up to 2,500 rupees a day from cash machines, rather than 2,000, the finance ministry said.

The government said Indian banks had received 3 trillion rupees ($44bn, £35bn) of large denomination notes since the move was announced on Tuesday night.

His political opponents said they would unite to fight the abolition of the high denomination notes, which has made lives difficult for millions of ordinary people - particularly those without bank accounts who keep their savings in cash.

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