Ex-gratia for ‘kin of those who died in ATM queues, banks’ in Uttar Pradesh

The CM office, however, has yet to issue an order seeking details about the deaths occurred in districts.

By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published:December 8, 2016 12:02 am
 demonetisation, black money, demonetisation death, demonetisation death compensation, akhilesh yadav, ex gratia, atm rush, atm rush death, indian express news, india news CM also announced Rs 5 lakh to faimly of Razia of Aligarh district who, according to government spokepsperson, immolated herself after she failed to exchange six notes of Rs 500 denomination.

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday announced financial aid of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of persons belonging to economically weaker section “who died while exchanging notes or in ATM queues after verification.” The CM office, however, has yet to issue an order seeking details about the deaths occurred in districts.

CM also announced Rs 5 lakh to faimly of Razia of Aligarh district who, according to government spokepsperson, immolated herself after she failed to exchange six notes of Rs 500 denomination she had got as wages even after visiting the bank for three days. She died in Safdurganj Hospital in Delhi on December 4.

“Considering the poor economic condition of the family, CM has announced Rs 5 lakh for the woman’s family,” said the spokesperson.

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