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'Safety Should not Hinder Development'

Published: 08th December 2015 06:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th December 2015 06:59 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government could not allow the stand that only three-storeyed buildings should be permitted, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Monday. Responding to Opposition leader V S Achuthanandan in the Assembly, Chandy said that safety should be ensured but that should not be a hindrance for development. Chandy said that an amount of  `170 crore had been proposed to be given for safety measures.

Urban Affairs Minister Manjalamkuzhi Ali said that though the National Building Rules were always there, the state had been following the Kerala Municipal Building Regulations. 



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