BJP demands inquiry into Assembly complex collapse

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Dec 14: Days after portion of the state Assembly complex collapsed here due to construcion work going nearby, the BJP today demanded a thorough probe into the matter by engineering experts from outside the state.
 "BJP demands that an impartial inquiry by civil engineering experts from outside the state, preferably belonging to IIT Delhi or Rourkee, be conducted to find out the erring staff and the contractors," BJP State President Shamsher Singh Manhas told reporters here today.
 Terming the damage caused to the historical structure as unfortunate, Manhas said the incident occurred due to lack of accountability on part concerned staff.
 A part of Assembly collapsed during night of December 10, compelling the government to order a probe into it.

Lastupdate on : Fri, 14 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 14 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 15 Dec 2012 00:00:00 IST




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