Kerala Govt to give Rs 2 lakh each to families of 4 persons who died standing in ATM queues

Thursday, May 18, 2017,10:04 IST By joji A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Kerala Government Wednesday decided to give Rs two lakh solatium each to next of kin of four persons who died standing in queues in front of banks and ATMs in the wake of demonetisation by the central government.
The decision in this regard was taken at the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan.
The four persons– C Chandrasekharan (68) from Kollam, Karthikeyan (75) from Alappuzha, P P Pareed from Tirur and K K Unni (48) from Kannur had stood in front of banks and ATMs to exchange the banned Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes when they lost their lives.