Kerala Cabinet takes 2-minutes of silence for the Puttingal temple victims
The union cabinet observed two minutes’ silence in the memory of those killed in the fire tragedy in Kerala’s Kollam district.
“The union cabinet meeting today morning began with a two-minute silence in memory of all those who lost their lives in the fire tragedy at Puttingal Temple, Paravur, in Kollam district of Kerala on April 10, 2016,” an official statement said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted that the cabinet observed two minutes silence in memory of the fire tragedy victims.
At least 113 people were killed and over 350 injured when a huge stock of firecrackers went up in flames in the temple premises early Sunday.