‘Sound Of Transformer Blast Still Fresh After 31 Years’


Kolkata: Bagri market fire is knocking an incident that took place 31 years ago. With a difference of few meters, fire broke out exact on the opposite side of Bagri Market which claimed many lives. The picture is still alive to many like 70-years-old shocks seller then 41, Ramaprasad is reliving the fire the gutted pictures.

Fire has destroyed Bagri market on Tuesday night but the reason behind the incident has not been reported till now. The sound of explosion not stopping. Fire is still on after 14 hours. The businessman who lives opposite of the Bagri market are witnessing the sound of transformer explosions.

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Th building gutted in fre after the transformer explosion in 1987. There are many shops who keeps plastic products. Seeing Bagri burning he said that, “The transformer blast is still alive to me. Witnessed so many bodies around.” Time passed but the fear not yet. That time it was 1 pm in the afternoon.

Joyesh Vohra who was also present that time can not forget those burning pictures. 56 number building was his office in that time. He after so many years. recalling those moment was saying that “We led a sleepless days at that time.” The dead march was active for 30 days. Talking on Bagri fire he said that “the present situation is fightening for the building too if the Bagri market building collapse.”

Reported By- Debjani Sarkar.

Edited By- Susmita Das.