There was aloud explosion at the Hiranagar residence of Nainital BJP District President Pradeep Bisht at around 12.30 pm on Tuesday.Due to this the main gate, doors and windows of the house were destroyed.The explosion was so strong that the whole area shook.Seeing the seriousness of the matter, the police and administrative team cordoned off the access and started an investigation.District Magistrate Dhiraj Singh Garbyal, who was present on the spot, said that only after investigation it would be known what caused the blast.At present, there has been a lot of damage in the residence of the District President.The help of the forensic team will also be taken in its investigation.
Pradeep Bisht has a residence in front of the park in Hiranagar of the Haldwani Kotwali area.According to the police, there was a loud bang at around 12.30 pm.The ground floor windows and doors were uprooted and fell away.The wall of one room was also badly damaged.On getting information about the matter, SP City, CO Haldwani, SDM Manish Singh, City Magistrate Richa Singh reached the spot.
Chief Minister ordered an inquiry
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami took cognizance of the incident.He himself also talked to the District President by ordering an inquiry to the DIG.BJP state president Madan Kaushik also consoled after talking to the district president.BJP District President Nainital Pradeep Bisht told that nothing is known about how the blast happened.But the damage has been great.The situation will be clear only after investigation.
Questions raised on the claim of celestial electricity
SP City expressed the possibility of a lightning strike on the house.But the conditions and weather at the scene were raising questions on his claim.Had the lightning struck, there would have been damage on the first floor of the house as well.But that hasn't happened.Only the ground floor rooms of the house have been damaged.Doors and windows of all the five rooms were damaged.
Looks like a bomb has exploded
People around the district president's house told that there was a loud explosion late in the night.It felt like a bomb had exploded.When everyone came out, the doors and windows of the ground floor of Pradeep Bisht's residence had fallen on the road.Anticipating something untoward, a crowd gathered towards his house.But his entire family including the district president was found safe.