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Warangal woman with Rs. 54 lakh dies of shock; Centre's decision

In a unique case, an old woman, who had Rs. 54 lakh cash at home in the form of old 500 and 1,000 rupees notes, died of shock, as soon as she learnt of Centre's decision to ban the high-denomination notes. She was afraid that they cannot be exchanged. The incident came to light at Mahbubabad in Warangal. the woman had sold off her land and kept the cash at home, for her daughter's marriage. Confusion and lack of awareness has led to her death, some reported.