90 year old senior citizen Gowrammaal was living in Chowdechwari Amman Koil Theru in Kelamangkalam.
On 6th night, while she was asleep, an oil lamp, that she has lighted due to power failure has fallen on a bed sheet, on which fire has engulfed the old citizen.
Neighbours rushed to her help, and she was taken to Victoria Hospital in Bangalore.
She succumbed to injuries yesterday.
Kelamangkalam kaaval has registered a case and are investigating.