A bomb disposal squad has been rushed to the spot after Police received a call.
The object has been found with wires and batteries attached and some powder was seen lying said the Police. According to Amulya Patnaik, Joint Commissioner, Southern Range, the object resembles a firecracker and added that no explosives have been found in the object. He further said that it could be a prank played by someone.
Meanwhile the home ministry expressed their concern over the issue and have asked the police to tighten the security in the capital.
Few days ago a low intensity blast took place outside the Delhi high court. The explosive was kept in a car creating panic among people though no casualties were reported.
This is the second bomb scare in a week.