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Kumbh Mela 2019: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s pandal catches fire in Prayagraj

The Two Tents Were Of ‘Yogi Mahasabha’ And Were Set Up Especially For Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 05 Feb 2019, 02:30:48 PM

New Delhi:

A fire broke out in two tents at Ardha Kumbh 2019 in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj on Tuesday. According to reports, an electric short circuit is suspected to have caused the fire but the actual cause and the total loss suffered due to the incident were yet to be ascertained. Five fire engines were rushed to the spot and the fire has been brought under control now. 

The two tents were of ‘Yogi Mahasabha’ and were set up especially for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Both the tents, situated at sector 15 on Old GT Road have been gutted in the fire. 

Earlier, a fire broke out at one of the tents of Prayagwaal Sabha at sector 13 of the Kumbh Mela. The fire was caused because of a short circuit. No one was injured in the fire. 

On January 14, a fire had broken out in one of the tents of the Digambar Akhada because of a cylinder blast. 

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First Published : 05 Feb 2019, 01:29:06 PM