Flouting Of Fire And Safety Norms

Uphaar Verdict: Victims Pay The Heaviest Price

Anguish and perhaps resignation flickered across the face of Neelam Krishnamoorthy in a recent interview that she and her husband gave to a news channel soon after the pronouncement of the Supreme Court verdict in the Uphaar Cinema case - a fine of Rs 60 crore for the accused Ansal brothers, but no further jail term. Having relentlessly fought this case for more than 18 years, to seek justice for her two children and 57 others who perished in the fire, it seemed as if she had finally lost faith in the judiciary.