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Dome of Under-construction Assembly Building in Meghalaya Collapses, No Casualty Reported

By: Purbasha Bhattacharjee

News18

Last Updated: May 22, 2022, 14:21 IST


The incident took place at around 12:30 AM when nobody was working at the construction site (Image: News18)

The incident took place at around 12:30 AM when nobody was working at the construction site (Image: News18)

According to the contractor, only the dome has been damaged, and the other portions of construction are safe

The dome of the under-construction Assembly building at Mawdiangdiang collapsed late Saturday night. No casualty has been reported as of yet, police said.

The incident took place at around 12:30 AM when nobody was working at the construction site. “We received the information at around 12:55 am,” police said.

“No one died or sustained injury in the incident,” officials added.

According to the contractor, only the dome has been damaged, and the other portions of construction are safe. Labourers at the site had been working till 9 PM last night.

The state government is planning to hold the autumn session of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly at the new building.

The work on installation of the steel structure for the dome started two months back.

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first published:May 22, 2022, 14:21 IST
last updated:May 22, 2022, 14:21 IST