Kerala: Another illegal high rise demolished in Kochi [VIdeo]
The 55-meter high Jain Coral Cove, built in violation of Coastal Regulation Zone norms in Maradu Municipality, was brought down at around 11.03 am with the area in a 200 metre radius kept out of binding for people and all kinds of traffic.
With this, three of the four luxury complexes ordered to be demolished by the apex court for CRZ violations have been razed down.
Another building of the same height will be demolished at 2 pm, marking the completion of implementation of the court order passed last year.
#WATCH Maradu flats demolition: Jain Coral Cove complex demolished through a controlled implosion.2 out of the 4 illegal apartment towers were demolished yesterday, today is the final round of the operation. #Kochi #Kerala pic.twitter.com/mebmdIm1Oa— ANI (@ANI) January 12, 2020
On Saturday, two complexes -- H2O Holy Faith and the twin towers of Alfa Serene -- abutting the bakwaters were destroyed in the similar implosion method in which explosives-filled in the structures blasted in a controlled manner.
Mumbai-baed Edifices Engineering carried out the explosion with the assistance of experts from South Africa-based Jet Demolition.