Kamala mills fire: Suggestions of names for inquiry committee submitted to Bombay High Court

At least 14 people died and several others injured in a tragic fire that engulfed a multi-storey building in Kamala Mills. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Mar 01, 2018, 11.34 AM (IST)

Maharashtra government has submitted suggestions of names for the inquiry committee for the Kamala mills fire case. The names have been submitted to the Bombay High Court in a sealed cover. The High Court is expected to announce the name of the committee on March 19. 

Last month, the Bombay High Court ordered setting up of a three-member committee to investigate the Kamala mills fire case. The committee is led by a retired high court judge. 

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Observing that such incidents should not repeat in the future, the high court said that setting up of a judicial committee was the domain of the state government.

A deadly fire tore through Kamala Mills complex on December 28 which claimed 14 lives. The majority of those killed were women attending a birthday party at a rooftop restaurant.