Bank refuses to pay maturity amount of FD to tribal woman
| Tuesday | 10th December, 2019
Kolkata: A tribal woman from Birbhum has sought the intervention of Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, after a bank in Sriniketan refused to credit the maturity amount of her fixed deposit to her savings account.
She had opened a fixed deposit (Serial no.
The money is supposed to have been deposited in her savings account already.
Maddi has questioned how the bank could issue the receipt for the fixed deposit if there was insufficient money in the account.
I was refused just because I am a tribal woman who cannot speak Bengali or Hindi fluently," she added.