Anantapur: Family members of software engineers K. Srinivas, 28 and his wife Lalitha, 26, of Anantapur were waiting to collect the mortal remains at Victoria Hospital in Bangalore as the FSL authorities assured to hand over on January 1 after obtaining DNA with the relatives.
Srinivas and Lalitha were charred to death beyond recognition in the B-1 AC coach of Nanded Express.
The authorities collected DNA samples of all bodies and also collected samples of blood relatives.
Srinivas was the elder son of Chandrasekhar, a postal department employee residing at Chandrapriya Apartments in Dwarakanagar. Srinivas was working as software engineer in Bangalore.
He got married to software engineer Sreelatha of Tirupati seven months ago. Chandrasekhar said his son and daughter-in-law had to reach their residence in an hour.
“We had planned to went to Mantralyam the next day from Anantapur,” he recalled and added that the couple came only once for celebration of Vinayaka chaviti after their marriage.
The family members returned to Anantapur after the Victoria hospital authorities informed that bodies would be handed over on January 1.
Rapthadu MLA Paritala Sunitha expressed condolence to the family members of Srinivas at Dwarakanagar here.