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A Case Study Uphaar Cinema Fire incident , New Delhi Introduction Reasons For Fatalities Fire Event Time line Aftermath The Uphaar Cinema fire, one of the worst fire tragedies in Indian history, occurred on Friday, June 13, 1997 at Uphaar Cinema, Green Park, Delhi, during the premiere screening of the movie, Border. 59 persons died and 103 seriously injured in the fire tragedy including one-month-old Chetan Sudan, the youngest victim. Lessons 1. Escape gates should have been left fully broad rather than adding one more box reducing its width from 3'80" to 1'10" 2. Self closing duct system installation would have saved lives. 3. Proper electr...

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