When Narendra Modi made the announcement on demonetisation of 500- and 1,000-rupee notes on November 8, Manoj Mandal was on a train from Darbhanga in Bihar to New Delhi with his wife, daughter (aged 18) and son (aged 10). When he reached New Delhi railway station the next day, he learnt that notes of more than Rs. 100 were only paper now; nobody at the station took them.He was seriously agitated while his wife wept continuously on the way to their small rented two-room accommodation in