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I had gone to fill a form, says Nand Lal, who cried on missing queue at bank

A Retired 80-year Old Armyman Nand Lal Was Suddenly In News When A Picture Of Him Crying At The Queue In Front Of Bank Went Viral. The 80-year-old Lost His Spot In The Queue While He Went To Fill A Form.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 17 Dec 2016, 10:26:03 AM
Nand Lal (Image: ANI)

New Delhi:

A retired 80-year old armyman Nand Lal was suddenly in news when a picture of him crying at the queue in front of bank went viral. The 80-year-old lost his spot in the queue while he went to fill a form. In despair, the old man broke into tears. His moving picture depicted the struggles of people while withdrawing money from banks.

“I had gone to fill a form, people stopped me when I came back. There was no separate queue for the elderly at bank, all were in the same line,” said 80-year-old retired armyman Nand Lal.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes on November 8. Since then, people all across the country are facing problems in withdrawing money from banks and ATMs.


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First Published : 17 Dec 2016, 10:21:00 AM