Medak, Dec 27, 2015: A fire broke out at the ’yagna’ organized by Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday afternoon. The fire reportedly broke out in one of the main pandals in Medak, according to reports. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) confirmed that a small accident led to the fire at the ’yagna’
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu attended the ’yagna’ earlier on Sunday morning. President Pranab Mukherjee was also expected to attend the ’yagna’ around 1pm. Sunday is the last day of the five-day ’yagna’ being performed by Rao at his farm house.
According to reports, about 2,000 priests from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are taking part in the mega ’yagam’ being performed for universal peace. Rao has spent about Rs 7 crore on performing ’Ayutha Maha Chandi Yagna’ in the state for universal peace.
"There was an unfortunate fire accident at the Ayutha Chandi Yagam. No casualties or injuries (reported so far). The last leg of the ceremony will be completed soon," said KT Rao, Telangana minister.