People's Democracy(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
April 16, 2006
The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) issued the following statements on April 11, 2006.
Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expresses its deep shock
at the fire which engulfed a trade fair in Meerut which has resulted in the
death of 50 people and injures to many others.
administration should ensure proper medical treatment for all those who have
suffered burn and other injuries.
fair was organised disregarding elementary fire safety and security regulations.
The halls had single entry and exit gates which contributed to the high casualty
rate. Firm action should be taken against the organizers and the officials who
have neglected their responsibilities.
Polit Bureau conveys its deep sympathy to all the families who have lost their
family members and those who have suffered injuries.