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Punjab department transfers official killed in factory fire

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

In a goof up, the Local Bodies department of the issued transfer orders to an official, who was killed last month in a fire at a plastic manufacturing factory here.

The orders to transfer Chief Sanitary Inspector Laxman Dravid from Pathankot to were issued on November 30.


An official of the Municipal Corporation said they received the orders a day before Dravid's memorial service in on December 1.

Dravid was among several persons who were killed after a multi-storey plastic factory building caught fire and collapsed on November 20 in Mushtaq Gunj here.

When contacted, Local Bodies Director Karnesh Sharma said it was a clerical mistake and the orders had already been revised on December 1.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 20:20 IST
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