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Unable To Exchange Currency For Daughter's Wedding, Man Dies Of Heart Attack

A dejected Suresh returned home on Tuesday evening after standing in a queue for hours at the State Bank of India branch.

16/11/2016 5:19 PM IST | Updated 16/11/2016 5:49 PM IST
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BALLIA -- Distressed over not being able to exchange old currency notes for the 'tilak' ceremony of his daughter, a 40-year-old man died here after suffering a heart attack, his family members claimed on Wednesday.

The 'tilak' ceremony of Suman, daughter of Suresh Sonar, a resident of Sahatwar Nagar panchayat, was scheduled for Wednesday.

But he was short of cash due to 'abrupt' demonetisation of ₹500 and ₹1,000 notes, they said.

A dejected Suresh returned home on Tuesday evening after standing in a queue for hours at the State Bank of India branch here. He suffered a massive heart attack on Tuesday night and died, family members claimed.

SP Vaibav Krishna said, "The matter was being in looked into."

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