43 people have died in a fierce fire in the grain market area of Delhi. Most of them were laborers who worked in small factories operating in this building. According to local people present on the occasion, most of the laborers were from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Some used to make school bags and some used to do packaging. Even on Saturday, the laborers went to bed after work all day, but most of them could not see again in the morning.
Most of the laborers working in the building slept here at night. There were 10-15 people in each room. They used to work here throughout the day and in the evening, they used to spend the night wherever they found the place. In search of livelihood, they left their home and came to Delhi, these people were living in a very bad condition in this house on the narrow lane.
Illegal factory in residential area
It is being told that these factories were operating illegally in the residential area. For this, the Taman Rule-Law was bypassed. The fire brigade official, who reached the spot while extinguishing the fire, said that no NOC was also taken from the fire department. Police are looking for the owner of the building. Currently, his brother has been detained.
Now focus on help: Puri
Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi BJP President reached the spot when asked that most of the laborers were from Purvanchal, Puri said, ‘All the families affected, whether they are from UP or Bihar, are all our brothers. We are still helping. ‘
Those evacuated from the grain market have been admitted to several hospitals. The injured have been admitted to LNJP, RML, Lady Harding, Safdarjung, Hindu Rao Hospital. People are running away from this hospital in search of their loved ones. Relatives of victims are arriving in hospitals in large numbers. Most of these people are from Bihar and UP.