Pramod is alive; then who was cremated?

Kollam, April 12 (IANS) A 26-year-old man who was believed to have died in the Kerala temple fire tragedy has been found to be alive. The question bothering the authorities is: Who was then cremated in his name?

After Pramod, a rubber tapper, went missing following the Sunday disaster at Paravur, his family claimed a body they thought was his and cremated him at night. The family completed all legal procedures.

The family was stunned to get a call from police on Monday night saying Pramod was alive and warded in a hospital at Kollam.

A dazed Pramod told the media that he had no idea how he ended up in the hospital.

“I was standing near the building near the temple that collapsed. The last I heard was a deafening explosion. When I opened my eyes, I was on a hospital bed. I can’t believe what happened,” he said.

Unemployed, Pramod was part of the fireworks team at the Puttingal Devi temple in Paravur town in Kollam district.

At least 110 people were killed when a huge stock of firecrackers stored near the temple exploded. More than 350 people were injured. At least 21 people are still missing.

The family is happy Pramod is alive. Everyone now wants to know who was the person his family cremated?

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here