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Trial by Fire

Trial by Fire

The Tragic Tale of the Uphaar Fire Tragedy

Neelam Krishnamoorthy
,
Shekhar Krishnamoorthy
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At 4:55 p.m., a swirling mass of thick, smoke engulfed the balcony section a well-known cinema hall in posh south Delhi. In the absence of fire exits and ushers to help the patrons, the people seated on the balcony found themselves trapped. By 7 p.m., fifty-nine people had died.
Among these were Unnati and Ujjwal. Their parents, Neelam and Shekhar, decided to fight the prolonged battle to ensure their kids get justice, for they saw no other reason to live. It’s been twenty-one years now, since the fire. But their fight with justice, for justice continues. This is their story.

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Sep/2016

ISBN: 9780143425830

Length : 264 Pages

MRP : ₹299.00

Trial by Fire

The Tragic Tale of the Uphaar Fire Tragedy

Neelam Krishnamoorthy
,
Shekhar Krishnamoorthy

At 4:55 p.m., a swirling mass of thick, smoke engulfed the balcony section a well-known cinema hall in posh south Delhi. In the absence of fire exits and ushers to help the patrons, the people seated on the balcony found themselves trapped. By 7 p.m., fifty-nine people had died.
Among these were Unnati and Ujjwal. Their parents, Neelam and Shekhar, decided to fight the prolonged battle to ensure their kids get justice, for they saw no other reason to live. It’s been twenty-one years now, since the fire. But their fight with justice, for justice continues. This is their story.

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Neelam Krishnamoorthy

Neelam and Shekhar Krishnamoorthy are the parents of Unnati and Ujjwal, who lost their lives during the Uphaar Fire Tragedy.

Shekhar Krishnamoorthy

Shekhar Krishnamoorthy are the father of Unnati and Ujjawal, who lost their lives in the Uphaar Cinema fire.

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