New Delhi: The bodies of 8 Keralites who died in a resort in Daman, Nepal, might be brought to Kerala on Wednesday. The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, V. Muraleedharan said that he has asked the officials at the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu to make the required arrangements to send the bodies to India.
The eight victims belonged to a 17-member tourist group. The deceased were Praveen Krishna Nair and his wife Saranya and daughters Sreebhadra, Archana and son Abhinav. Praveen’s friend Ranjith his wife Indu and son Vaishnav were also killed.
The cause of the death was leak in the gas heater in the room which could have led to suffocation.
Kerala Tourism Minister, Kadakampally Surendran said, “The Kerala DGP had a talk with Inspector General in Nepal and they are trying to complete the formalities soon. I have directed DGP to update me frequently. Had discussed this with Union Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan, and he is constantly in touch with embassy authorities.”
He also said that he had contacted the Embassy in Kathmandu and was informed that the post-mortem of the bodies were done swiftly and would be brought tomorrow itself.