After nine-year legal battle, Noida’s Supertech Twin Towers will be demolished on Sunday (August 28). The 29-story and 32-story towers, part of Supertech Ltd’s Emerald Court project, are going to demolish today for violating several building codes.
The tallest structure to be demolished in India, the tower contains about 850 apartments and is located at Sector 93A near the Greater Noida highway. Its higher than the Qutub Minar. Preparations are in full swing, from charging the building to clearing the area. The Residents Welfare Association (RWA) ordered residents of his nearby ATS Greens Village and Emerald Court apartment complexes to evacuate by Sunday morning. According to police, Emerald Court has 15 towers and ATS Village has about 25 towers and 4 villas.
The surrounding area marked as a restricted area where no persons or animals are allowed except for members of the team responsible for demolition. National Disaster Response Force team, eight ambulances and four fire engines are also on site
Supertech received approval from the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) in 2005 to build 14 towers, a shopping complex and a garden area, each of which he has nine stories. However, the project was revised in 2009 to include the twin towers of Apex and Ceyane. NOIDA officials approved the new plan, but the Emerald Court Owners and Residents Welfare Association (RWA) went to the Allahabad High Court in 2012, arguing that it was illegal construction.
In 2014, the Allahabad High Court ruled that the tower was illegal and ordered its demolition. The Noida Authority and Supertech went to the Supreme Court to challenge the order. On August 31, 2021, the Supreme Court upheld the judgment of the Allahabad High Court and ordered the demolition of the building.
The Supreme Court ruled that the construction of the twin towers violated minimum distance requirements. The tower was built without compliance with building codes and fire safety standards.
In August 2021, when ordering the demolition of an illegally constructed tower, the Supreme Court said it had been built through “collusion between NOIDA officials and the company,” citing the 1976 Uttar Pradesh Act of Developing Industrial Zones, imposed sanctions on the prosecutor’s office for violating the Uttar Pradesh Apartments Act, 2010.
The court ordered the demolition within three months, but due to repeated delays, the final date was set for August 28.
The two towers were loaded with approx 3,700 kg of explosives. This event lasts for about 13 seconds and the building stand demolished.

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