Noida Twin Towers: Residents Fear The Unknown As Demolition Date Nears

Noida Twin Towers
Noida Twin Towers

Noida Twin Towers: The nearly 100-metre tall towers illegally erected in the premises of the Emerald Court will become the tallest structures in India to be safely demolished by implosion technology.

The demolition of Supertech’s twin towers in Noida has been a major buzzword among residents of neighboring Emerald Court and ATS Village Society, who are happy with the scheduled razing but are also gripped by the fear of the unknown.

Noida Twin Towers Demolition Date Nears

Project officials said the nearly 100-metre-high tower built illegally on the premises of the Emerald Court will become India’s tallest structure to be safely demolished with implosion technology in pursuance of a Supreme Court order.

About 5,000 residents of both societies will be most affected when the structures collapse at 2.30 pm on August 28, leaving 55,000 tonnes of debris.

Rajesh Rana (63) of Emerald Court, whose flat in Aster 2 Tower is just nine meters from the twin towers, said that the only demolition is the topic of discussion for them these days and has been so for the past few weeks.

“Of course there is concern among people but we are more than happy to be worried about the demolition. It is the result of a long struggle for us,” Mr. Rana told PTI, adding that the demolition process is expected to be successful.

ATS Chaturvedi, a retired central government bureaucrat, said, “Given that this is an unprecedented incident, there is not much documented evidence of such demolition in Kerala except at Maradu complexes, there is a fear of the unknown among the residents.”

According to officials overseeing evacuation preparations, all residents of Emerald Court and ATS village in Sector 93A, along with over 150 pets, will have to vacate their homes by 7 a.m., while the security staff of these societies will also have to recently remove. Sunday at 12 noon.

About 2700 vehicles will also be removed from both the societies

Residents will be allowed to return after 4 pm only after security clearance from the authorities.

Uday Bhan Singh Teotia (75), President of the Emerald Court Residents Association, said, “Nearby Parsvnath Srishti, Parsvnath Prestige and Eldeco Utopia have offered to offer a place in their community clubs to anyone from our society who wants to go there. The destruction period.”

While some residents are considering compassionate offers, a large number of them are planning to go to their relatives’ homes in Delhi, Noida, Gurugram and Ghaziabad, while some have decided to go on vacation in places like Uttarakhand and Rajasthan is planned. , Atul Chaturvedi, president of the ATS village residents’ group, told PTI.

Sabika Abbas of the Emerald Court said the concern among residents is evident and being late is part of their daily discussion.

“The flow of information about the dos and don’ts of our residents’ groups and the dos and don’ts for evacuation on August 28 has been good,” she said, standing on the balcony of her soon-to-be-demolished ground floor apartment. Tower in view.

She and her family members, including her husband, a newborn baby and mother-in-law, will visit their relatives in Noida on August 28.