Construction firm PNR Infra blacklisted, foot overbridge collapse, says Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi, Sep 21 (Calcutta Tube) The Delhi government has blacklisted Hyderabad-based PNR Infra, the company that constructed the foot overbridge that collapsed near Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here injuring 27 labourers, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Tuesday.

‘The company has been blacklisted and a two-member committee has been set up to look into the matter,’ Dikshit told reporters.

The foot overbridge being constructed near the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium collapsed, injuring 27 labourers, five of them seriously.

The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, the biggest sporting event being hosted by India since the 1982 Asiad Games, will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Oct 3. The stadium, the showpiece of the event, will also host the closing ceremony.

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