Kumbakonam (TN): Homage was paid to the 94
children who perished in a major fire at a primary school here
on the occasion of the six anniversary of the tragedy today.
Cooperation Minister Ko Si Mani led a large number of
people, including parents of the victims, leaders of political
parties, local officials in paying floral tributes at the
memorial and the Sri Krishna School.
A major fire swept through the Sri Krishna School on July
16, 2004 charring to death 94 young children and injuring
several others, bringing to fore lack of safety measures.