Bankura: Before Durga Puja, District Magistrate of Bankura Dr. Umashankar S. had examined the fire safety tools in Bankura. BDO Sudipta Das, Chairperson Mohaprasad Sengupta, IC of Sadar Police Station and the fire brigade officials led by the district magistrate visited Chawkbazar, Subhash Road-Machantala area under the district headquarters to check the fire safety tools.
This initiative is taken by district administration after devastating fire engulfed Bagri market in Kolkata. The district magistrate also ordered the municipal authorities to investigate the Fire safety system. No relaxation will be tolerated in this work, he said.
District Magistrate Dr. Umashankar S said that the fire department was asked to investigate the whole situation in Bankura. They are constantly monitoring the matter. Before issuing a trade license, it will be seen whether the fire extinguishers are in place or not. In no way, temporary shops not to be allowed. Temporary arrangements will be made at Tamlibandh ground.
Chairperson Mohaprasad Sengupta said that Chalkbazar area is so crowded area of Bankura. However, if hazardous situation will arise then necessary measures will be taken, he said.