the light of rescinding, at the behest of the clout
of jewellery traders, the notification requiring KYC
details for purchase of gold, the government will find
it difficult to maintain its 'pro-poor' and 'anti-corruption'
image as its moves seem to be, more for optics and hype
than substantive change.
article was originally published in the Frontline Print
edition: November 10, 2017.