Barter System
West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.20

Barter system lets the poor get sanitisers

Some youths in East Burdwan’s Palla Road have started a sanitiser bank to ensure cash crunch did not come in the way of the poor keeping themselves safe during the pandemic. The bank operates o...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.20

Cash runs out, barter begins

One of the hallmarks of the Great Depression of the 1930s in America was a fallback by families on the barter system to buy essentials.Close to a century later, in an Indian village near the Banglades...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


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