Sivakasi mishap: NHRC issues notice to TN
National Human Rights Commission issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government on the Sivakasi fire accident that claimed 39 lives. "Notice has been sent to chief secretary, government of Tamil Nadu, calling for a report within four weeks on the Sivakasi fireworks explosion that took place Sep 5," said the commission. The explosion killed over 38 people and injured more than 50.The notice to the Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary called for a report within four weeks on the fire in a cracker manufacturing unit near Sivakasi on September 5.
The Commission issued the notice on the basis of a media report and complaints forwarded by an NGO representative and human rights activist, the NHRC statement said.