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Inquiry panel submits reports on two hospital fires to Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani

The fires took place in Shrey Hospital in Ahmedabad's Navrangpura on August 5 last year, in which eight COVID-19 patients died.

Published: 30th March 2021 11:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th March 2021 11:42 PM   |  A+A-

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

AHMEDABAD: The Justice (Retd) D A Mehta Commission appointed by the Gujarat government to probe fire incidents in two hospitals last year which killed 13 coronavirus patients submitted its report to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday.

The fires took place in Shrey Hospital in Ahmedabad's Navrangpura on August 5 last year, in which eight COVID-19 patients died, and Uday Shivanand Covid Hospital in Rajkot last November that saw deaths of five coronavirus patients.

"Gujarat High Court's retired Justice D A Mehta on Tuesday submitted his inquiry reports on the fire incidents at Shrey Hospital in Ahmedabad and Uday Shivanand Covid Hospital at Rajkot to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani," a release said.

It said the commission was given three months time to finish its inquiry.



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