Home Opinions Charisma trumps rule of law Demonetisation was not announced by the RBI or finance ministry. It was a personal appeal by Prime Minister Modi Share Via Email Published: 15th December 2016 04:00 AM | Last Updated: 15th December 2016 07:57 AM | A+A A- By Mathew Idiculla Stay up to date on all the latest Opinions news with The New Indian Express App. Download nowGet the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.