Agartala, Tripura, witnessed a tragic event on Monday when a massive fire engulfed Battala Market, causing extensive damage to more than 150 shops. The rapid response from authorities was initiated immediately, with Chief Minister Manik Saha taking charge of an on-the-spot inspection and assuring unwavering support for the affected traders.
Tripura Chief Minister Vows Comprehensive Assistance: Over 150 Shops Gutted
Chief Minister Saha, joined by Agartala Municipal Corporation Mayor Dipak Majumder and other officials, swiftly arrived at the scene upon learning about the fire. Battala Market recognized for its diverse array of shops, faced substantial devastation as flames engulfed numerous establishments.
Expressing deep concern for the affected traders, Chief Minister Saha guaranteed government assistance during this challenging period. While inspecting the site, he engaged with shop owners, acknowledging their losses and empathizing with the difficult situation they now confront.
Devastating Blaze Hits Battala Market, Causing Extensive Damage
Expressing profound concern for affected traders, Chief Minister Saha assured them of government assistance during this challenging period. During the inspection, he engaged with shop owners, recognizing their losses and empathizing with the difficult situation they now find themselves in.
“I have received information that a massive fire engulfed a part of Battala market. Many traders have suffered losses. I have come here with the Mayor, and I have spoken with the ADM. After a complete assessment, we can determine the accurate amount of loss. There were retailers and other shops as well that were damaged,” stated Chief Minister Saha.
Chief Minister Manik Saha Visits Site, Pledges Government Aid to Affected Traders
Chief Minister Saha expressed gratitude for the swift and efficient action taken by the Fire and Emergency Services. Their prompt intervention helped contain the fire and mitigate potential additional losses. The inspection allowed Chief Minister Saha to witness firsthand the aftermath of the devastating incident, gaining an understanding of the immediate needs of the affected traders.
In the aftermath of the fire, Chief Minister Saha reiterated the government’s commitment to supporting affected traders in their recovery efforts. The comprehensive assistance pledged includes financial aid, rehabilitation measures, and other forms of support to help those impacted rebuild their businesses.