70-year-old Thanjavur farm worker dies in bank queue

A 70-year-old senior citizen died after fainting while waiting in a queue to withdraw cash from a bank in Thanjavur.
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THANJAVUR: A 70-year-old farm worker died while waiting in a queue to withdraw cash from a nationalised bank near Papanasam in Thanjavur district Saturday.

According to sources, M Subramanian(70), from Vaazhkai village near Papanasam, stood with his wife Thaiyyalnayagi in a queue outside a branch of the Indian Bank on East Street of Papanasam. Just as was about to withdraw cash from the bank, all of sudden he fell unconscious.

The others in the queue tried to revive him up and a doctor was rushed to the spot but the man had died by then.

Subramanian 's bank account had balance of Rs 17,000 of which he was going to withdraw Rs 4,000.

Sources said Subramanian had four daughters, all married. People who knew him said he had health complications.

The Papanasam police made arrangements to send the man’s body to his home town Vaazhkai.

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