V. S. Achuthanandan : Declare Puttingal temple tragedy as National disaster

Sunday, Apr 10, 2016,16:31 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Kochi | Leader of communist party V.S Achuthanandhan today asked the government to declare Puttingal Temple tragedy as National disaster as it is worst incident in the history of Kerala.

V.S also stated compensation fund should be received ahead of the massive fire which broke out today at Puttingal Devi temple, Paravur in which 105 people till now have been declared dead and more than 250 are injured.

He also pointed out that there should be a sitting judge hired rather thaN the judicial inquiry. He further said he has also telephoned Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to talk over the matter.