surat coaching centre fire

Charge sheet filed in May 24 fire in Surat coaching institute that killed 22 students

The fire broke out on the top floor of Takshashila Arcade in Sarthana area of Surat on May 24, and several students jumped off the building to escape it.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Surat fire: Three government officials, 1 builder held, total arrests now 9

Investigations had revealed that eight air-conditioners were on in the coaching centre despite it having no legal electricity connection.

published on : 5th June 2019

Surat fire shows authorities learnt no lessons from earlier tragedies

The Surat fire took place at an illegal structure and claimed the life of 22 young students. The disaster even dampened the euphoria following the election results.

published on : 28th May 2019

In view of Surat tragedy, NCPCR to approach Centre to come up with coaching centre rules

The fire in a four-storey coaching centre building in Surat, which reportedly did not have any safety equipment in place, had started due to a short circuit and led to 22 deaths.

published on : 26th May 2019

Gujarat Congress dubs Surat fire incident as murder, asks CM Vijay Rupani to quit

Apart from Chavda, leader of the opposition in the state Assembly, Paresh Dhanani also visited the city Saturday morning and took part in the last rites of the deceased students.

published on : 25th May 2019

Surat fire: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani orders fire safety audit of schools, malls

Visiting the site of the tragedy, Rupani said the audit would find out if educational establishments in the state have proper equipment and facilities to deal with fire incidents.

published on : 24th May 2019