Indian Finance Minister: Crypto Ban, Regulation Effective Only With Significant International Collaboration

Indian Finance Minister: Crypto Ban, Regulation Effective Only With Significant International Collaboration


India’s finance minister has informed parliament that the central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), wants cryptocurrencies to be prohibited. However, she noted that “any legislation for regulation or for banning can be effective only after significant international collaboration.”

Indian Finance Minister on Crypto Ban and Regulation

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman answered some questions about cryptocurrency on Monday in Lok Sabha, the lower house of India’s parliament.

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Parliament Member Thirumavalavan Thol asked the finance minister whether the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) “has recommended for framing suitable legislation to restrict the flow of cryptocurrency in India” and whether “the government has any plan to legislate any law restricting the use of cryptocurrency in India.”

The finance minister replied: “In view of the concerns

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