Ranchi, Dec. 5 -- A massive fire broke out in the new building of Jharkhand Assembly on late Wednesday evening at around 7.30 pm. In this fire, the lobby of the opposition party MLAs and the Journalist Gallery was completely gutted. Hundreds of furniture items, air conditioner, tiles and other items kept here also got burnt. Loss worth crores of rupees is being feared by this fire. The cause of the fire was not clear until late at night. Police and other officials, including the Secretary of the Legislative Assembly, reached the spot after receiving information about the fire incident. It is to be noted that this new building was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 12.

It is said that the fire started in the first fl...