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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