Hyderabad: Tension prevailed at the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi’s (TRS) headquarters in Banjara Hills after a fire accident was reported from there even as the results of the MLC election were being announed.
Police personnel present at the party office immediately alerted the fire control room upon which two fire tenders were pressed into service.
While it is uncertain as to how the fire started, officials and security personnel at the office were quickly pressed into action, following which the Fire department was alerted.
On Saturday, results of two MLC seats which went to polls (graduate seats) were declared after which TRS party activists were celebrating the win using the fire crackers. It is likely that callousness on part of the party workers caused the fire.
Initially, the fire, which transpired at the main entrance, creating panic among people. However, the situation was brought under control with the help of fire tenders. The flames were extinguished in an hour and Banjara Hills police have registered a case.