This Gurugram High-Rise Has ‘Deficiencies Beyond Repair’, To Be Razed

Gurugram- A tower of Chintels Paradiso society in Gurugram, which had partially collapsed in February killing two women, will be demolished, the district administration said on Saturday citing a report of an IIT Delhi team that found structural deficiencies “beyond repair”.

Two women were killed after the dining room floor of a sixth-floor apartment of the Tower D at Chintels Paradiso in Sector 109 came down on February 10, triggering the collapse of roofs and floors directly under it, till the first floor.

The 18-floor tower has 50 flats.

Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav, while sharing the report of the IIT team on Saturday, said the team has found structural deficiencies in the construction of the tower, whose repair is not possible on technical and economic grounds. “Therefore, the entire Tower D of Chintels Paradiso society should be demolished,” Yadav said.

The deputy commissioner is likely to fix the date of demolition on Monday.

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