This Article First Published In The Print.In On 11 October 2022.
Manu, a 32-year-old woman in Panchkula, went about her nightly chores: cooking food, serving dinner, and putting her child to bed. When she was done, she left her bedroom, switched on her laptop, and entered a secret world of inscrutable words.
Shiba Inu, Battle Infinity, Lucky Block, Stellar Lumens, Ethereum, Terra, Dogecoin, Trumpcoin, Bitcoin. She was looking at a live cryptocurrency chart.
It’s not just men in suits in cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Gurugram who are interested in cryptocurrency. Women in small-town India are also trading crypto now.