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Desperate Indians sell family gold to survive Covid cash flow crisis


In Mumbai’s jewelry bazaar, Kavita Jogani carefully places her wedding bracelets on the trader’s scales, with one of the thousands of Indians parting with their most expensive possession – gold. It was not an easy decision – Jogani was desperate after his clothing business was hit hard over the past year and a half with multiple coronavirus lockdowns, making it difficult to pay store bills and salaries for its 15 employees.