Make In India event set goes up in flames
Mumbai: A massive fire destroyed the set of a cultural event held to showcase the make in India week. The fire broke out below the stage during the programme where many VVIPs were present.
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had inaugurated ‘Maharashtra night’ at the event in Girgaum Chowpatty where the fire started.
Actor Amitabh Bachchan had left the stage a few minutes before the fire started. “14 Fire engines, 10 Water Tankers, and all Sr. Fire Officers are on site. Fire now totally under control. Program called off” tweeted the Maharastra CM. The fire fighters were able to douse the flames after over an hour.
The ‘Maharashtra Night’ was the flagship event of the Maharashtra government and a number of politicians – including the Chief Minister and the Governor — and Bollywood actors were attending it.