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Major fire reduces part of Janata Bhawan to ashes

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 in the evening from a room and later it was dispersing rapidly to other rooms before taking a ravaging turn. As many as fifty fire tenders have been called to extinguish the fire but by then the the situation was going out of control.

According to RTI commissioner Dr B K Gohain, the Right to Information cell has been completely ravged n not even as file has been spared.

Moreover, the chambers of Nurjamal Sarkar, law minister Pranab Gogoi, parliament secretries Sarat Saikia, Bidya Singfh Inglng have been reduced to ashes in the major fire.

The authorities have yet to ascertained the reasons behind the ravaging fire that has reduced the seat of power to ashes. Initially, electric short circuit is said to be the source of the ravaging fire but a high level probe will be able to unearth the truth behind the fire.

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manish choudhury's picture

Isn't it convenient that the Right To Information (RTI) department was reduced to ashes. A similar "short circuit" happened when the veterinary scam was being investigated. all the scam papers were destroyed by a "mysterious" fire. This time I wonder how many corrupt government officials and ministers will benefit from this fire.
Axomia's picture

Now this is called the real politics. Great government of Assam. Proud to be an Axomia, "Aami Axomia nohoi Dukhia". Welcome to Assam.
Neelakshi Barua's picture

There's definitely more to it! I have my strong doubts about the 'high level probe that has been ordered. Wonder who and how many people are behind this??
pranjit kalita's picture

This is high time to work together for a better Assam and we, the youth can do this......otherwise Assam will also turn into ashes in no time.....!!!

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