The Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in an order to prevent fire accidents, has ordered officials to issue an advisory. There has been a spiral fire accidents due to prevailing heat conditions.
The advisory states that people will not light fire between 9 am and 6 pm. Any ‘havans’ and pujas to be performed before nine in the morning.
People are advised not to cook in villages from 9 am and 6 pm and anyone flouting those restrictions will be imprisioned, up to two years.
These restrictive advisories would be issued in parts of Patna division, including comprising six districts – Patna, Nalanda, Bhojpur, Rohtas, Buxar and Bhabua, after reviewing the situation.
Nitish Kumar also asked electricity officials to tighten protective measures as a as a preventive step.
In addition to this the CM asked the officials to provide compensation to family of victims of fire accidents.
The CM in coming days will take a stock of fire incidents in other areas and liqour ban.
Last Updated 7:01 PM IST