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Flat demolition; Govt to seek advice of Guinness record holding explosion expert
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Flat demolition; Govt to seek advice of Guinness record holding explosion expert

Agency News

Kochi, Oct 9 : Kerala government has decided to seek the advice of veteran engineer S B Sarwate on the demolition of four illegal high-rise flat buildings in Marad municipality in Ernakulam district.

Sarwate, a mining engineer from Bhopal, has experience in overseeing the demolition of over 200 buildings, official sources said on Tuesday.Sarwate, who holds a record in Guinness Book of Records for imploding maximum number of buildings, will arrive here on Thursday.

The government will decide the company on Friday to carry out the demolition in Maradu after consulting Sarwate. The government is considering three companies to entrust with the task of demolition. Of these, two firms which can complete the task within the given time is likely to be selected. (UNI)