Noida Supertech twin towers to be demolished shortly: Watch LIVE
Noida Supertech twin towers demolition LIVE: The roads in and around the twin towers have been heavily barricaded, with authorities not allowing any vehicles there. The Noida-Greater Noida Expressway will remain shut between 2:15pm to 2:45pm.
Noida Supertech twin towers demolition LIVE:
Years of court battle, largely led by a group of senior citizens, against the builder and Noida authority is set for its culmination – the demolition of Supertech twin towers. The twin towers, Apex and Ceyanne, in Noida’s Sector 93A are the tallest structures in the country to be demolished in a controlled implosion. A final check of explosives and related arrangements have been made as demolition agencies are all set to bring down the illegally constructed Supertech twin towers following Supreme Court’s order.
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The Supertech twin towers will come crashing down after the detonator button will be pressed at 2.30pm today. Around 37,000 kg of explosives has been used for this sensitive task.
The 7,000-odd residents of Emerald Court and ATS Greens Village — the society adjacent to the towers — have vacated their homes temporarily ahead of the controlled explosion. No human nor animal, except the demolition team, are allowed in the critical zone. Authorities had also stationed water tankers and anti-smog guns to check pollution caused by dust generated from demolition.
Alok Kumar, Noida Commissioner of Police, said no Sunday afternoon that the preparations are complete and the demolition is moving towards the countdown. UBS Teotia, RWA President, Emerald Court, and petitioner in Twin Towers case said the residents are very happy to have won this battle of 10 years, reported ANI.