Friday, July 16, 2010

At Last Zamrudpur Site Work is Finnnnniiiissss…….ed

One year after an under-construction pier collapsed at a Delhi Metro site at Zamrudpur in south Delhi killing six persons, a yagna was organized by the contractor to pray for safety of all.

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has reportedly completed the construction of Pier-67 which was razed after the incident and redesigned for strengthening. The construction of the elevated girder connecting piers 66 and 67 has also been completed, marking the end of the challenging civil construction work at the mishap site.

‘‘The contractor organized a small puja and distributed sweets on the site on Monday evening. This was to mark the completion of the construction work on this stretch of the Badarpur line,’’ said sources. Local police officials were also present for the yagna.

The Pier-67 had collapsed on July 12 last year killing six construction workers.

The Amar Colony police too took part in the havan. ‘‘We had seen one of the worst accidents in DMRC’s history. It was a gesture on our part to mourn all those who died here,’’ said an officer from the southeast district police.


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Metro work will finish as expected. Kutub to gurgaon route is started and soon it will connected to Central Sectriate. But if we go with MCD progress, I think they need to stop all activities on Rods and need to clean roads and water wholes.

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