India's Gold Stash Dwarfs Fort Knox Hoard and Modi Wants It

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  • Government plans to mobilize idle stockpiles of 20,000 tons
  • Large imports should be discouraged, finance minister says

There’s about 20,000 metric tons of gold stashed away in India’s temples and households -- more than four times the amount that’s held in Fort Knox in Kentucky -- and Narendra Modi wants to get his hands on it.

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