Published On: Sun, Aug 30th, 2015

Union minister Dattatreya trapped in lift, rescued

Hyderabad: Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya and others got stuck in a lift of a building in Kachiguda area here today after which they were rescued by police.

Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya

Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya

The incident occurred after the minister had entered the lift to reach the venue where he was scheduled to attend a book launch function by VHP, his close aide said.

“He (Dattatreya), along with others, was in the lift for four minutes before he was brought out,” the aide said.

Dattatreya could come out only after the police personnel forcibly opened the doors of the lift which got stuck between two floors due to power failure.

The incident sent jitters to officials.

Meanwhile, Dattatreya held meeting with Telangana minister for Labour, N Narasimha Reddy and discussed issues related to the illegal workers staying in Gulf countries.


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