Nepali migrant workers unwitting victims of India cash ban2 min read 24 Nov 2016, 06:36 PM IST
Nara Bahadur Thapa, an official at the central bank, said Nepal received 70 billion rupees in remittances from migrant workers in India every year
Kathmandu: When Bishnu Pandey, a Nepali migrant working in India, returned home two weeks ago, he had hoped to clear a loan taken by his family to rebuild its village home with his savings. But the 35-year-old New Delhi restaurant worker had his dreams shattered after the bank refused to exchange cash worth $440 because of a crackdown on “black money" ordered by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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