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Demonetisation Leaves Truckers Cash-Strapped and Stranded

With Rs 500 & 1000 notes only working at petrol pumps, truckers are unable to pay for repairs, food and even bribes.

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Three truckers travelling on India's NH 27, which runs through Uttar Pradesh, tell The Quint how demonetisation has left them cash-strapped and stranded.

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According to the All India Motor Transport Congress, India's roads carry 65% of the country's freight and road transport contributes Rs 1,492 crore per day to the GDP.

With their Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes only working at petrol pumps, these truckers are unable to pay for tyre repairs, food and even bribes.

With inputs from: Esha Paul

Video Editor: Mohd Irshad Alam

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