THE collapse of the Majerhat bridge in Kolkata because of negligence is condemnable (“This Fortnight”, “Flyover collapse and many questions”, September 28). After 27 people were killed two years ago after a flyover under construction collapsed, the authorities should have taken every precaution to avoid another tragedy. The contractors described this as an act of God.
Construction activities are being carried out in many areas by those without the right qualifications or expertise. The strict monitoring of the quality of structures