Major fire at Gujarat's Porbandar ashram

A major fire broke out at the Sanipani complex where Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was scheduled to inaugurate the 'Hari Mandir'.

india Updated: Feb 04, 2006 21:20 IST

A major fire broke out at the Sanipani complex in Porbandar where Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was scheduled to inaugurate the 'Hari Mandir' on Saturday afternoon.

Preliminary reports said as many as 60 tents, out of the 750 erected at the site in an area of 85 sq metre for providing accommodation to the VIPs, NRIs and other dignitaries, were completely reduced to ashes in the blaze.

First Published: Feb 04, 2006 15:43 IST