Puja Pandal, Lashed By Rain, Collapses In Odisha Capital; Close Shave For Visitors

Bhubaneswar: Thousands of people braved the rain to throng the Durga Puja pandals in Odisha’s capital on the occasion of Mahanavami on Tuesday.

But devotees who had gathered at the puja pandal in Damana had a close shave when the pandal, lashed by heavy rain and strong winds, collapsed.

No casualties were, however, reported in the incident.

According to a media report, the pandal also came in contact with a live wire, causing two explosions and sparks to fly. Police arrived at the spot and took stock of the situation.

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