AVUT PRAYER MEET: 18th DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF VICTIMS OF THE UPHAAR FIRE
Saturday, 13th June, 2015 AT 9 a.m.
VENUE: “SMRITI UPAVAN”- GREEN PARK EXTENSION, OPP.UPHAAR CINEMA.
To mark the 18th death anniversary of the 59 precious lives lost in the Uphaar fire, the Association is holding a Havan & Shanti Path at “Smriti Upavan” opposite Uphaar Cinema, Green Park Extension, New Delhi .
- One year and three months since Ansals were convicted by the Supreme Court on 5th March 2014 , order on sentencing is still awaited .To our knowledge it is unprecedented that an order on sentencing remains pending for over a year after conviction.
- Charges framed in the Tampering of Evidence matter pertaining to 2003 against Sushil Ansal , Gopal Ansal and 5 others u/s 409,109,201 & 120B IPC by Ld. CMM Patiala House Court on 31.05.2014. A year later only one witness has been examined.
- Appeal to the Government of India to bring in a new legislation to deal with man-made disasters pending for past 6 years .
- We at AVUT still await judicial closure.