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Kolkata fire tragedy: Shopkeepers allege nexus, government refuses to take responsibility

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The recent deadly blaze at the Surya Sen market with 19 casualties is not the first fire tragedy in Kolkata. But no lessons seem to have been learnt. At the Nandaram Market, where a devastating fire gutted 1,000 shops in 2008. Five years on, loose wires and inflammable material are stacked around the narrow corridors. With an illegal construction on the top floor, and inadequate fire extinguishers, the Nandaram Market is another disaster waiting to happen.

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