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Report on Chennai building collapse submitted to TN CM

PTI | Last Updated: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 15:20

Chennai: The one-man inquiry commission appointed by the Tamil Nadu government to probe the building collapse near here which left 61 persons dead, submitted its report to Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Monday.

Justice (retd) R Reghupathy submitted his report to the Chief Minister at the Secretariat, the government said in a release.

Jayalalithaa had announced constituting the inquiry commission on July 3, saying it will probe the circumstances leading to the collapse of the under-construction 11 storeyed building at suburban Moulivakkam.

She had said that the Commission would find out whose ignorant attitude had resulted in such a mishap that left many workers dead and others injured and decide on fixing those responsible for it, adding her government would take further action based on the commission`s report.

As many as 61 persons were killed and 27 injured when the under construction 11-storeyed building collapsed on June 28, prompting a massive rescue operation by various agencies, including National Disaster Response Force.

First Published: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 15:20

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