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No justice For Families even after 19 years of Uphaar tragedy

  • Uphaar Cinema, Uphaar tragedy, Border, Ansal brothers, Uphaar Cinema fire, review petition, Delhi High Court, Delhi 

High Court, 19 years of Uphaar tragedy:Families still awaiting justice
    On June 13, 1997, halfway through the screening of Hindi film 'Border', a fire engulfed Uphaar Cinema

    19 years have passed since a tragic fire in Uphaar Cinema in South Delhi engulfed 59 people but families of the victims said they are still awaiting justice

  • Uphaar Cinema, Uphaar tragedy, Border, Ansal brothers, Uphaar Cinema fire, review petition, Delhi High Court, Delhi 

High Court, 19 years of Uphaar tragedy:Families still awaiting justice
    Uphaar Cinema, Uphaar tragedy, Border, Ansal brothers, Uphaar Cinema fire, review petition, Delhi High Court, Delhi High Court, 19 years ...

    59 people were killed because of asphyxiation while over 100 were injured in the fire and the ensuing stampede.

  • Uphaar Cinema, Uphaar tragedy, Border, Ansal brothers, Uphaar Cinema fire, review petition, Delhi High Court, Delhi 

High Court, 19 years of Uphaar tragedy:Families still awaiting justice
    However, an year later the Delhi High Court reduced the sentence to one year

    A trial court had sentenced the Uphaar owners – the Ansal brothers – to two-year rigorous imprisonment, in 2007

  • Uphaar Cinema, Uphaar tragedy, Border, Ansal brothers, Uphaar Cinema fire, review petition, Delhi High Court, Delhi 

High Court, 19 years of Uphaar tragedy:Families still awaiting justice
    The petition was filed by the CBI and Uphaar Victims' Association.

    The Supreme Court upheld their conviction in the case in 2015 but considering their age and the period already spent by them in prison

  • Uphaar Cinema, Uphaar tragedy, Border, Ansal brothers, Uphaar Cinema fire, review petition, Delhi High Court, Delhi 

High Court, 19 years of Uphaar tragedy:Families still awaiting justice
    The court in its verdict on August 18, 2015 had held Sushil and Gopal Ansal guilty of criminal negligence and fined them Rs 30 crore.

    it decided not to send them back to jail and rather asked the duo to pay a fine of Rs 30 crore each in lieu of a jail term.

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