Telangana Woman, Waiting In Line To Collect Rs 1,500 COVID Aid From Bank, Dies

The woman, who has a medical history of stroke, was sitting under a tree near the rural bank when she collapsed and died, police said.

Telangana Woman, Waiting In Line To Collect Rs 1,500 COVID Aid From Bank, Dies

A case has been registered and probe is underway, police said (Representational)

Hyderabad:

A 47-year-old woman died on Friday while waiting in line at a bank to withdraw Rs 1,500 that is being provided by the Telangana government as coronavirus lockdown aid, police said.

The woman, who has a medical history of stroke, was sitting under a tree near the rural bank when she collapsed and died, they said.

A case has been registered under the Code of Criminal Procedure and further probe is in progress.

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Announcing the lockdown, the state government had said all families holding food security card will be given a one-time support of Rs 1,500 for purchasing essentials such as pulses and vegetables.

The government had also announced 12 kg rice will be given to every  food security card holders.