Jamshedpur, June 30: The East Singhbhum district administration has started a probe into the fall of ceiling of the Aashirwad which led to three persons sustaining injury.
Dhalbhum SDO Suraj Kumar issued a notice to the owner of Aashirwad, a multi-cuisine restaurant mainly known for its South Indian snacks on J Road, Bistupur, to submit documental evidences of the repair works carried out in the hotel along with details of the materials used in the repair work.
The district administration is conducting an independent probe into the eatery collapse with the SDO Dhalbhum Suraj Kumar directing the executive engineer of the district building construction department, Pankaj Kumar, to submit report on the lapses done by the eatery owner in terms of construction or repair of the ceiling which led to the mishap.
“We are awaiting the findings. Based on the report of the independent probe and also the findings after going through the documents provided by the eatery owner we will be conducting similar inspection of the other eateries situated near the eatery in Bistupur. The probe report by the building construction department will be with us by July 1 evening,” said Suraj Kumar.
Incidentally, two other popular eateries namely Anand and Madrasi Hotel are also situated on the same road in Bistupur near the ill-fated eatery. All these eateries are more than four-decades old.
Meanwhile, the eatery continued to be sealed by the administration. Incidentally, three persons, Shivam Kumar (a resident of Gamharia), Shubham Tiwary and Reena Pandey (both residents of Adityapur) were injured and had to be admitted in Tata Main Hospital (TMH) when a portion of the ceiling of Aashirwad collapsed yesterday.