A minor blast passed off right here on Friday close to the Mount Carmel College following which the route of Home Minister Amit Shah, who was on his method to Bengaluru from Chikkaballapur after attending a programme, was modified, officers stated.
An official stated the blast passed off at a drain — forward of the Union Minister’s arrival right here, creating panic within the Vasanthnagar locality. Shah was presupposed to move by means of that space.
The police stated the blast passed off at round 4.30 p.m. following which an influence chamber that was put in close by broke into items.
Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant rushed to the spot for an inspection.
After the blast, a thick smoke emerged as a result of brief circuit within the underground electrical cable, the police stated. The vehicular motion was blocked till the inspection was achieved.
Officials stated Amit Shah’s route was modified following the incident as miscreants issuing menace to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has additionally come to mild.
The blast has additionally led to issues over the security and safety of the Union Minister.
The police have taken up the incident significantly, and are conducting a probe into it, an official stated.