Suryapet: Pandals set up on both sides of the stage at Telangana Formation Day celebrations in Police Parade Grounds at Suryapet collapsed a few minutes before the commencement of the fete due to heavy rain.
The adverse weather conditions also forced the officials to postpone Telangana Formation Day celebrations from 8 am to 10 am.
Around 9 am, pandals set up on right side of the stage collapsed leading to tension among officials and people. Some 30 minutes later, the second pandal came down. None was injured in the incidents. The Minister for Power and SC Development G Jagdish Reddy arrived at the venue at 10 am and paid tribute to martyrs at Telangana Martyrs pylon.