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Debt & loss of income thanks to the economic slowdown has forced flower sellers to forgo meals
Debt & loss of income thanks to the economic slowdown has forced flower sellers to forgo meals
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Flower seller Yashodammal says a nearby temple provides her with food when she runs out of money

J Elangovan

J Elangovan

Yashodammal, 65, has been a flower seller for as long as she can remember. And she says that since the "notes were changed" (meaning demonetisation), business has taken a tremendous hit.

Now, she struggles to make ends meet. The debtor is always round the corner and a temple near her home is often the only place she gets food when cash runs out.