Manish Sisodia meets family of man who died outside bank in Najafgarh

49-year-old vegetable vendor collapsed outside the Oriental Bank of Commerce branch on Najafgarh Road while standing in a queue to deposit Rs 50,000.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: November 22, 2016 3:44 pm
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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday met family members of the man who died while waiting in a queue outside a bank in Najafgarh and hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the deaths due to demonetisation.

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49-year-old Satish Kumar, a resident of Uttam Nagar who sold vegetables in Keshopur Mandi, collapsed outside the Oriental Bank of Commerce branch on Najafgarh Road, while he was standing in a queue to deposit Rs 50,000. Sisodia said the wife of the deceased told him that they did not have any money on them for the past 10-12 days. Kumar was distressed and talked of returning to his native village. The Deputy Chief Minister claimed that Satish fainted after standing in the queue for six hours.

Attacking the Prime Minister, he tweeted, “Modiji, after how many deaths will you realise that poor people and not the rich are dying due to your surgical strike (sic),” he tweeted. Later, Sisodia also led a march of AAP at Jantar Mantar against demonetisation.

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  1. M
    Nov 22, 2016 at 1:35 pm
    Do you see queues only for depositing cash. there are lot of occasion where you have to stand in queue. Politician like AAP are using mishap for earning political millage. lt;br/gt;If this person can die in queue, he could have die in any queue like, temples, rail ticket booking, chitale sweets. I am sure, he died because of illness, otherwise each and every person in queue should die. If he was not feet to stand in queue then how his family member stay at home and asked him to stay in queue and now crying, Modi killed;br/gt;Common! give some sensible reasons.
    1. Raghav Uchil
      Nov 22, 2016 at 11:26 am
      this manish sisodia shud be visiting injured persons in the train tragedy in kanpur rathan visiting someone who dies in bank line. totallly unacceptable behavior
      1. rajesh verma
        Nov 22, 2016 at 1:32 pm
        Did he announce rupees 1 crore. Vultures.