Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple fire 23/01/2004

Groom Dies In India Wedding Fire

A fire tore through a makeshift wedding hall in southern India Friday, killing 45 people, including the groom, and injuring the bride and dozens of guests, officials said.

India Wedding Hall Fire Kills 45 People

Police officers inspect a burnt wedding hall in Srirangam, a famous Hindu temple town 320 kilometers, 200 miles, south of Madras, India, Friday, Jan. 23, 2004. 

49 perish in fire at wedding in Srirangam

TIRUCHI, JAN. 23. Forty-nine persons were killed and about 50 injured in a devastating fire during a wedding at a marriage hall at Srirangam in Tiruchi district of Tamil Nadu today.

Killer marriage hall owner gets 2-year RI

The Principal District Court here on Wednesday sentenced Ramasamy (65), owner of a wedding hall in Srirangam, where a fire accident in 2004 killed 64 people, to two years rigorous imprisonment. It also directed him to pay a compensation of `50,000 each to the dependants of the victims and `10,000 each to those injured in the accident.

Srirangam marriage hall fire: HC upholds conviction of three, acquits one

Electrician Murugesan was also found guilty but his sentence- six months rigorous imprisonment- was not lowered as the main cause of the accident was unsafe drawing of electricity connection.

5 sentenced in marriage hall fire tragedy case

Prison terms range from six months to two years’ RI; 64 persons lost their lives in the incident

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