Kolkata: The news of the Bagri market fire reached chief minister Mamata Banerjee
when she had already reached the Kolkata Airport to board her flight for her
foreign tour. Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajiv Kumar was with the CM at that
CM Mamata instructed Rajiv Kumar to monitor the entire incident and see that no
difficulty occurs due to her absence. Rajiv Kumar was seen working with the fire
tending officials at the spot.
The Director General of state fire tending office said that the scope of the fire
spreading is less. However, rejecting such claims, the locals said that the fire
had spread to some adjoining houses. The administration have already started the
CM Mamata Banerjee is closely monitoring the situation from her flight. She is on
her way to Germany and Italy to attract investments in the state.