The Supertech twin towers in Noida were demolished on Sunday, ending a nine-year-long legal battle. The nearly 100-metre-high structures – taller than Delhi’s iconic Qutub Minar (73 metres) – were brought to the ground in seconds/ Minutes after the demolition, the nearby buildings appeared to be safe. A detailed safety audit is expected later.
Fourteen seconds is all it took for the illegal towers built by Supertech Ltd. – Apex and Ceyane – to be reduced to a pile of dust and rubble using a controlled implosion technique at 2:30 PM today in Noida’s Sector 93A. The two towers, India’s highest structures, had 915 flats, 21 shops and 2 basements, taller than Delhi’s Qutub Minar.
The Noida-Greater Noida Expressway was shut down for traffic between 2.15 pm and will remain closed till 2.45 pm for the demolition drive. RK Arora, Chairman of Supertech Ltd, the company that built the illegal towers, said that there was no deviation from the building plan and that it respects the orders of the Supreme Court that has ordered its demolition.
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Around 5,000 residents of the nearby societies — ATS Greens Village and Emerald Court — evacuated their flats for the demolition. Mumbai-based Edifice Engineering, which partnered with South Africa’s Jet, carried out the blasts using a controlled implosion.
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