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Delhi fire: Trichy dental surgeon among 17 dead


TRICHY: Dental surgeon Dr S Sankaranarayanan, 55, from Trichy is one of the 17 people who died in a fireplace twist of fate at Hotel Arpit Palace in New Delhi within the early hours on Tuesday. His members of the family showed his demise on Wednesday.
Sankaranarayanan is said to have died due to suffocation led to by smoke from the fire that enveloped the resort around 4am on Tuesday. He is survived by his spouse, a son and daughter.

The dental surgeon checked in to the resort on Monday evening for a meeting scheduled with some government officials -- regarding a freeze dried plasma venture -- in Delhi on Tuesday. He used to be into stem cellular analysis at his centre in Trichy.


The information of the demise of the physician reached his circle of relatives after one in every of his colleagues attempted to touch him over phone closing morning. Since his cellular phone quantity used to be unreachable, the colleague controlled to touch the resort and were given to know that he used to be one of the crucial deceased other folks.


Meanwhile, police contacted his members of the family and sent them the photo of the body to verify his id. On Wednesday, his members of the family visited the medical institution in New Delhi the place the body used to be saved.


Sankaranarayanan and his colleague Dr VR Ravi introduced an offer on freeze dried plasma to defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman all through her talk over with to Trichy in March 2018. They stated dried plasma (or powdered plasma) would lend a hand arrest blood lack of injured soldiers in battlefields. The scientific trial on the venture is pending.


The funeral will probably be held at Velachery in Chennai.


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