75-year-old man dies while waiting to change Rs1,000, Rs500 notes

People queue outside a bank as they wait to deposit and exchange 500 and 1000 rupee notes
People queue outside a bank as they wait to deposit and exchange 500 and 1000 rupee notes

Hyderabad - Lakshminarayana, 75, collapsed and died while waiting in a long queue for over two hours at Andhra Bank branch in Marredpally in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad.



By IANS

Published: Tue 15 Nov 2016, 4:00 PM

Last updated: Tue 15 Nov 2016, 6:29 PM

 An elderly man died while waiting in a queue to change withdrawn currency notes at a bank here in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
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Lakshminarayana, 75, collapsed and died while waiting in a long queue for over two hours at Andhra Bank branch in Marredpally in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad.
He was rushed to a hospital, where doctors declared him dead. According to doctors, the man died of cardiac arrest.
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A resident of Railway Colony in Secunderabad, the man had gone to the back to deposit Rs.1.7 lakh in scrapped currency notes of Rs1,000 and Rs500 in his account.
According to eye witnesses, there was huge rush at the bank and Lakshminarayana had to wait for long.
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His family members said there was no separate queue for senior citizens which forced him to stand in the common queue.
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75-year-old man dies while waiting to change Rs1,000, Rs500 notes


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