High-rises to undergo fire safety preparedness inspection

High-rises in city to undergo inspection

The High Court on Monday disposed a PIL that challenged the failure of the government to undertake inspection of high-rise buildings in Bengaluru for their fire safety preparedness. The court asked the government to inspect all the high-rise buildings in the city.

The PIL was filed by Beyond Carlton, a charitable trust formed by the family members of the victims of the fire tragedy in Carlton Towers in 2010. Following an earlier PIL by Beyond Carlton, the state government had given an undertaking to the HC that it would form rules to inspect fire safety in high rises. Read more…


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