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Union Minister Unhurt in Lift Mishap

The mishap took place at State BJP office located in Nampally of Hyderabad today.

Published: 22nd April 2016 07:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd April 2016 07:50 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda and Telangana State BJP leaders were unhurt after a rope wire carrying lift in which the leaders were boarded was snapped and plummet down from first floor. The mishap took place at State BJP office located in Nampally of Hyderabad today.

The police suspect that over load in the lift might have been caused for snapping its wires. Police failed to control crowd at the lift as many BJP leaders were followed Union Minister and boarded lift along with Nadda to come down from party office.

Police said that there was oath ceremony function of K Laxman as BJP state president today. The event was held at Nampally Exhibition Grounds. Union Minister JP Nadda and other state leaders including MLCs visited the BJP office.

The Union Minister had discussions with the local BJP leaders, MLC and other leaders who came from district at the BJP office. After finished interaction with BJP leaders, the Union Minister and other leaders were proceed to Exhibition grounds.

To come out from the office, Union Minister Nadda, MLC N Ramchander and NVVS Prabhakar and others boarded lift at the first floor to come down. However, rope wire that was carrying lift was snapped and the lift plummet down from first floor due to heavy weight.

Tension gripped among the policemen and party leaders after the mishap took place. Immediately, police and party activists took measures by opening doors of lift and rescued the Union Minister and other leaders. No one was injured in the mishap.

Later, the Union Minister Nadda and other BJP leaders were proceeded to Exhibition grounds where Laxman’s oath ceremony was held.

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