Major fire reduces part of Assam’’s Janata Bhawan to ashesSeptember 11th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Sept.11 (ANI): A devastating fire that broke out in Dispur has reduced to ashes a part of the Janata Bhawan on Wednesday evening.
According to information, the fire broke out at around 6 p.m. in the evening from a room and it later spread to other rooms.
Fifty fire tenders were needed to douse the flames out.
According to the RTI Commissioner, Dr. B K Gohain, the Right to Information cell has been completely ravaged and not a single file has been spared.
Sources said that the chambers of Nurjamal Sarkar, Assam Law Minister Pranab Gogoi and Parliament Secretaries Sarat Saikia and Bidya Singh Inglng were also reduced to ashes.
The authorities are yet to ascertain the reasons behind the fire. (ANI)