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The National Commission concluded the claim had been rightly rejected on grounds of misrepresentation in the proposal form and breach of duty to maintain good faith

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Jehangir B Gai

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Jaswinder Singh had taken a Reliance Life Long Savings Policy from Reliance Nippon Life Insurance in March 2018 with a basic sum assured of Rs 16,94,504. He paid a premium of Rs 39,999. The coverage was for a period of 25 years. His wife, Manjeet Kaur, was named as the nominee.

Jaswinder died on July 20, 2018, within a few months of having taken the policy. Manjeet Kaur lodged a claim along with all the required documents. The insurer rejected the claim on April 20, 2019.

Manjeet Kaur challenged the rejection by filing a consumer complaint before the Ferozepur District
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First Published: Apr 30 2023 | 7:57 PM IST

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