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Delhi govt plans to conduct stability test at crumbling flats for poor in Bawana

An inquiry in the collapse has found that the structure of the building became weak due to theft of iron rods that were pulled out from floors and load bearing pillars, said a senior official who is privy to the matter.

A view of Rajiv Ratan Awas Yojana complex in dilapidated condition in Bawana, New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 28, 2022 09:43 AM IST
ByRisha Chitlangia, , New Delhi

Amid fear other buildings in society may fall, govt says will act after audit

Although the police are still trying to ascertain the official ownership of the building, senior officers said they will send notices to the agencies concerned for original documentation regarding the construction of the complex, which was built under the Rajiv Ratan Awas Yojna.

Rescue work in progress after a portion of a building collapsed in a JJ Colony, Bawana, in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
Updated on Feb 13, 2022 04:10 AM IST
By, New Delhi

4 die in Bawana building collapse

All the flats in the buildings are vacant and are in a dilapidated condition. The wooden and iron doors, windows, bathroom fittings and other amenities were stolen long back by anti-social elements, said locals.

Rescue work in progress after a portion of a building collapsed in a JJ Colony at Bawana, in New Delhi, Friday, Feb 11, 2022. Several people are feared to be trapped in the debris. (PTI Photo)
Published on Feb 12, 2022 05:21 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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