Malwa

Barnala fire victims kin refuse to cremate bodies

By Shaminder Mahi -- December 06, 2018 10:12 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Barnala fire victims kin refuse to cremate bodies

Relatives of all the three persons, who had died in a fire at a foam factory at Ugoke village in Barnala on Tuesday started an indefinite dharna outside the factory demanding , compensation of Rs 20 lakh each and one job for each of the family member.

On Tuesday, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had announced compensation of Rs 1 lakh each, which the families rejected.

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The victim’s family declined to cremate the bodies until their demands were met.

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Barnala Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Harjit Singh said a case has been registered against the five partners of Bansal foam factory.