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Adityanath orders inspection of Kumbh camps after fire

IANS  |  Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) 

After a fire on Monday at the campus here destroyed tents, ordered the fire department and officials in-charge of the event to inspect all the camps.

A said Adityanath also directed the fire department to take all steps to ensure there was no repeat of Monday's episode.

The has asked the to provide compensation for the gutted tents and other items.

A fire broke out after a cooking exploded at the 'Digambar Akhada' camp, destroying a large part of the tented area. However, no loss of life was reported.

The 2019 starts on Tuesday. The mega religious, spiritual and cultural congregation attracts millions to the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna rivers, and the mystical Saraswati.



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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 15:58 IST