Barshi Fire: Solapur- Pangri firecracker factory had no license, sources said

Solapur Barshi Fire : Solapur-Pangri firecracker fire case  (Solapur Barshi Pangri Fire News)  Shocking information has come to light.   Sources have informed that the factory has no license at the place where the explosion took place in Solapur-Firecracker factory.  Information has come to light that the factory has been started elsewhere leaving the permitted place. 

Solapur- Pangri crackers factory was granted permission to start the factory by Yusuf Maniyar in 2007. However, he had started another factory without a license except at the place where the license was given. He started this godown and factory in a letter shed without following any criteria.  

Permits for firecrackers up to 15 kg are issued through the collector’s office. But if there is more than that, the permission is given by PESO i.e. The Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization. However, there is a possibility that the place where the explosion took place is more than the norm. Sources have revealed that a team of Explosives experts has also been called by the administration to check this.  However, if this factory was running for so many years, how the administration did not know about it, the question is being raised on this occasion."text-align: justify;"Meanwhile, the administration is continuing to check the license of the place where the blast took place yesterday. It is a fact that there are two establishments in that place. It is reported that there was a factory and a godown. But does the work start in the godown? The police investigation will reveal the exact cause of the fire. Additional Collector of Solapur Tushar Thombare has informed that the police is in the process of filing a case in this regard.

Solapur Barshi Pangri Fire News in Pangri in Barshi taluka of Solapur district. Four women workers have died in this accident.  This incident has taken place near Pangri village in Barshi taluka. A huge explosion took place in the factory while the crackers were being made.  Nearly nine people are injured and all have been shifted to hospital for treatment.  An aid of five lakhs has been announced by the government to the relatives of the deceased.


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